nicad
noun Usage: often capitalized N&C Etymology: 1nickel + cadmium Date: 1955 a rechargeable storage battery that has a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode

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  • NiCad — [nī′kad΄] n. [< Nicad, a trademark < NI(CKEL) + CAD(MIUM)] Elec. a type of rechargeable dry cell battery with an anode of nickel, a cathode of cadmium, and an alkaline electrolyte: also written nicad, ni cad …   English World dictionary

  • NiCad — [ˈnaıkæd] n trademark nickel cadmium a type of ↑battery that can be ↑recharged, and that is used in cameras and small electronic equipment …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • NiCad — Accumulateur nickel cadmium Accumulateur nickel cadmium Caractéristiques Énergie/Poids 40 60 Wh/kg Énergie/Volume 50 150 Wh/ℓ Rendement charge décharge 70 90 % Auto décharge 10% à 20% /m …   Wikipédia en Français

  • nicad — [[t]na͟ɪkæd[/t]] also ni cad ADJ A nicad battery is a battery made from a combination of nickel and cadmium …   English dictionary

  • NiCad — [ nʌɪkad] (also US trademark Nicad) noun a battery or cell with a nickel anode, a cadmium cathode, and a potassium hydroxide electrolyte. Origin 1950s: blend of nickel and cadmium …   English new terms dictionary

  • nicad — /nuy kad /, n. See nickel cadmium battery. [by shortening] * * * …   Universalium

  • nicad — noun rechargeable nickel cadmium battery See Also: NiMH …   Wiktionary

  • NICAD — Nickel Cadmium battery (Academic & Science » Electronics) …   Abbreviations dictionary

  • NiCad — Nickel Cadmium Akkumulator (beschränkt) wiederaufladbare Batterie mit geringer Leistung …   Acronyms

  • NiCad — Nickel Cadmium Akkumulator (beschränkt) wiederaufladbare Batterie mit geringer Leistung …   Acronyms von A bis Z

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