a pigment used in painting, consisting of cadmium sulfide and characterized by its strong yellow color and permanence.
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Sulphide of cadmium is used as a pigment (cadmium yellow); and the metal and some of its salts are useful reagents.A Textbook of Assaying: For the Use of Those Connected with Mines. | Cornelius Beringer and John Jacob Beringer
cadmium yellow may easily be mistaken for chrome yellow, and crimson Lake for permanent crimson.Illumination and its Development in the Present Day | Sidney Farnsworth
The color of the gills is orange to cadmium orange, or sometimes paler, cadmium yellow or deep chrome.Studies of American Fungi. Mushrooms, Edible, Poisonous, etc. | George Francis Atkinson
The older types of colouring matter—such as cadmium yellow, ochres, vermilion, umbers—have been superseded.The Handbook of Soap Manufacture | W. H. Simmons
cadmium yellow is composed of cadmium and sulphur—white lead of lead and carbonic acid.Field's Chromatography | George Field