Cadmium yellow
Cadmium Cad"mi*um, n. [NL. See {Cadmia}.] (Chem.) A comparatively rare element related to zinc, and occurring in some zinc ores. It is a white metal, both ductile and malleable. Symbol Cd. Atomic weight 111.8. It was discovered by Stromeyer in 1817, who named it from its association with zinc or zinc ore. [1913 Webster]

{Cadmium yellow}, a compound of cadmium and sulphur, of an intense yellow color, used as a pigment. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Cadmium yellow — Yellow Yel low, n. 1. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green. A long motley coat guarded with yellow. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A yellow …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cadmium yellow — noun pigment of cadmium sulfide and barium sulfate varying in hue from lemon yellow to orange (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑pigment • Hyponyms: ↑cadmium yellow pale, ↑cadmium orange …   Useful english dictionary

  • cadmium yellow — kadmio(II) sulfidas statusas T sritis chemija formulė CdS atitikmenys: angl. cadmium yellow; cadmium(II) sulfide rus. кадмиевая желтая; кадмий сернистый; кадмия(II) сульфид ryšiai: sinonimas – kadmio geltonasis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • cadmium yellow — a pigment used in painting, consisting of cadmium sulfide and characterized by its strong yellow color and permanence. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • cadmium yellow — noun a bright yellow pigment containing cadmium sulphide …   English new terms dictionary

  • cadmium yellow — noun cadmium sulphide when used as a pigment …   Wiktionary

  • cadmium yellow — /kædmiəm ˈjɛloʊ/ (say kadmeeuhm yeloh) noun a bright, or lemon, yellow colour …   Australian English dictionary

  • Cadmium yellow — Жёлтый кадмий, сернистый кадмий, CdS; Жёлтый кадмий (пигмент) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • cadmium yellow pale — noun pale hued cadmium yellow pigment • Hypernyms: ↑cadmium yellow …   Useful english dictionary

  • Yellow — Yel low, n. 1. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum which is between the orange and green. A long motley coat guarded with yellow. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A yellow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”