an alloy of copper with about 1 percent cadmium.
a cell with mercury and cadmium electrodes in a cadmium sulfate electrolyte, used to supply an accurate voltage for electronic measurements. noun a photocell with a cadmium electrode that is especially sensitive to ultraviolet radiation a former name for Weston standard cell
a pigment used in painting, consisting of a mixture of hydrated oxide of chromium with cadmium sulfide, and characterized by its strong green color and slow drying rate.
a yellow color approaching orange.
a pigment used in painting, consisting of the sulfide and the selinide of cadmium, characterized by its strong red or reddish color, excellent film-forming properties, and slow drying rate.