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nickel-cadmium battery

[nik-uh l-kad-mee-uh m] /ˈnɪk əlˈkæd mi əm/
noun
1.
a storage battery, with an alkaline electrolyte, having nickel oxide as the positive element and cadmium as the negative.
Also called nicad, NiCd battery.
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