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cadmium sulfide

noun
1.
a light yellow or orange, water-insoluble powder, CdS, used chiefly as a pigment in paints, inks, and ceramic glazes.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75
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Examples for cadmium sulfide
  • The photocell shall be cadmium sulfide and hermetically sealed to prevent electrolysis from moisture.
  • cadmium sulfide quantum dots are widely used for highly sensitive cellular imaging.

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