cadmiumnoun [ U ]uk /ˈkæd.mi.əm/ us /ˈkæd.mi.əm/ symbol Cd
Examples from literature
- An increased employment of cadmium for industrial purposes is expected to follow.
- Cadmium deposits a dull reddish incrustation around the assay.
- The cadmium molecule, as shown by determinations of the density of its vapour, is monatomic.
- The heating of the liquid prevents the solution of iron, manganese, and cadmium.
- The salts of cadmium closely resemble those of zinc.