- cadmium sulphide,
- cadmium yellow,
- cadmus, paul,
- cadogan teapot,
Origin of cadre
Examples from the Web for cadres
On our way to work every day, the cadres stood by with a bamboo cane in their hand.
No one dared to resist even when the cadres knocked down our walls to make fertilizer… The cadres were so fearsome.
So could Putin turn inside, Stalin-like, and find imaginary Trotskyist cells among his own cadres to purge?
Saudi al Qaeda cadres remain in the kingdom and next door in Yemen.
So his siloviki [former KGB cadres] might choose to suppress the opposition.
I have already mentioned the cadres of commissioned officers.The Russian Turmoil|Anton Ivanovich Denikin
These lists were now broken up and cadres of regiments formed.
What he meant was to assemble the upper "cadres" to take charge of the organization of the masses for the great migration.The Jewish State|Theodor Herzl
Simply because they were wanting in cadres, in method, in organizers.History of the Commune of 1871|P. Lissagary
The second reserve, or "Zapas," consists of "cadres" for instruction, organized in time of war.Afghanistan and the Anglo-Russian Dispute|Theo. F. Rodenbough
Word Origin for cadre
1830, from French cadre, literally "a frame of a picture" (16c.), so, "a detachment forming the skeleton of a regiment" (1851), from Italian quadro, from Latin quadrum "a square" (see quadrille). The communist sense is from 1930.
An elite or select group that forms the core of an organization and is capable of training new members.