cadmium sulfide
noun Date: 1869 a yellow-brown poisonous salt CdS used especially in electronic parts, in photoelectric cells, and in medicine

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  • cadmium sulfide — n a yellow brown poisonous salt CdS used esp. in electronic parts, in photoelectric cells, and in the treatment of seborrheic dermatitis of the scalp …   Medical dictionary

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  • cadmium sulfide — noun a yellow sulfide used chiefly as a pigment • Hypernyms: ↑sulfide, ↑sulphide • Hyponyms: ↑zinc cadmium sulfide * * * noun : a compound CdS occurring naturally as greenockite and obtained as a bright yellow precipitate by the action of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cadmium sulfide — a light yellow or orange, water insoluble powder, CdS, used chiefly as a pigment in paints, inks, and ceramic glazes. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • Cadmium sulfide — Сульфид кадмия, CdS (фотопроводящий материал) …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • cadmium sulfide — cad′mium sul′fide n. chem. a light yellow or orange, water insoluble powder, Cdused chiefly as a pigment • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

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  • Cadmium — (pronEng|ˈkædmiəm) is a chemical element with the symbol Cd and atomic number 48. A relatively abundant (price 3.55 USD/lb as of 2008 02 15), soft, bluish white, transition metal, cadmium is known to cause cancer and occurs with zinc ores.… …   Wikipedia

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