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nicad

nicad

noun, ni·cad often capitalized N&C \ˈnī-ˌkad\

: a battery that contains the metals nickel and cadmium and that you can refill with electricity and use again

Full Definition of NICAD

:  a rechargeable storage battery that has a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode

Origin of NICAD

1nickel + cadmium
First Known Use: 1955

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