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nicad

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

Simple Definition of nicad

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nicad

  1. :  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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