nickel-cadmium battery

[ nik-uh l-kad-mee-uh m ]
/ ˈnɪk əlˈkæd mi əm /


a storage battery, with an alkaline electrolyte, having nickel oxide as the positive element and cadmium as the negative.


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Also called nicad, NiCd battery. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020