Cd



candela; candelas.
Also, cd. cord; cords.
cadmium.
certificate of deposit.
Civil Defense.
Community Development.
compact disk.
certificate of deposit.
certificate of deposit.
Civil Defense.
civil disobedience.
Congressional District.
cash discount.
Contemporary Examples

Historical Examples

abbreviation
cash discount
symbol
candela
abbreviation
Democratic Republic of Congo
abbreviation
(in Britain) command (paper)
Chemical symbol
cadmium
abbreviation
compact disc
Civil Defence (Corps)
Corps Diplomatique (Diplomatic Corps)
Conference on Disarmament: a United Nations standing conference, held in Geneva, to negotiate a global ban on chemical weapons
(in the US and Canada) certificate of deposit Also C.D.
abbreviation
carried down

1979 as an abbreviation of compact disc as a system of information storage.

cd abbr.
candela

Cd
The symbol for the element cadmium.
Cd
The symbol for cadmium.
cadmium
(kād’mē-əm)
Symbol Cd
A rare, soft, bluish-white metallic element that occurs mainly in zinc, copper, and lead ores. Cadmium is plated onto other metals and alloys to prevent corrosion, and it is used in rechargeable batteries and in nuclear control rods as a neutron absorber. Atomic number 48; atomic weight 112.41; melting point 320.9°C; boiling point 765°C; specific gravity 8.65; valence 2. See Periodic Table.

Compact Disc

1. change directory.
2. The country code for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire, zr).
(1999-01-27)
candela
cadmium
certificate of deposit
cesarean delivery
civil defense
cluster of differentiation
collision detection
compact disc
cycle day
cash discount
carried down
certificate of deposit

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  • Cd burner

    noun a device that can record data to a compact disc using a laser to etch the data into the disc Compact Disc writer

  • CD-I

    compact disk-interactive. Compact Disc interactive compact disc-interactive



  • CD player

    compact disk player. a device for playing compact disks.

  • CD-R

    a compact disc onto which data can be written but not erased or modified. compact disc-recordable



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