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nickel-cadmium battery

[ nik-uhl-kad-mee-uhm ]
/ ˈnɪk əlˈkæd mi əm /
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noun
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.
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