nicad

[ nahy-kad ]
/ ˈnaɪˌkæd /
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noun

Origin of nicad

by shortening
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nicad

/ (ˈnaɪˌkæd) /

noun

a rechargeable dry-cell battery with a nickel anode and a cadmium cathode

Word Origin for nicad

C20: ni (ckel) + cad (mium)
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