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nicad

(ˈnaɪˌkæd)
n
(Chemistry) a rechargeable dry-cell battery with a nickel anode and a cadmium cathode
[C20: ni(ckel) + cad(mium)]

ni•cad

(ˈnaɪˌkæd) Trademark.
a brand of nickel-cadmium battery.
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Noun1.nicad - a rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode; often used in emergency systems because of its low discharge rate when not in use
storage battery, accumulator - a voltaic battery that stores electric charge
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