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nicad

[nahy-kad]
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noun
  1. nickel-cadmium battery.
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by shortening
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nicad

noun
  1. a rechargeable dry-cell battery with a nickel anode and a cadmium cathode
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Word Origin

C20: ni (ckel) + cad (mium)
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