cadmium

See also: Cadmium

EnglishEdit

Chemical element
Cd
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Cadmium.

EtymologyEdit

1817, from Ancient Greek Καδμεία (Kadmeía, calamine), a cadmium-bearing mixture of minerals, which was named after the king Κάδμος (Kádmos, Cadmus).

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: kăd'mēəm, IPA(key): /ˈkædmiəm/
    • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cad‧mi‧um

NounEdit

cadmium (countable and uncountable, plural cadmiums)

 
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  1. A chemical element (symbol Cd) with an atomic number of 48: a soft, silvery-white metal. # (countable) A single atom of this element.

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cadmium

  1. cadmium

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Chemical element
Cd
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Cadmium.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑt.mi.ʏm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cad‧mi‧um

NounEdit

cadmium n (uncountable)

  1. cadmium [from late 1810s]

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cadmium m (uncountable)

  1. cadmium

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Chemical element
Cd
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cadmium n (genitive cadmiī); second declension

  1. cadmium

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Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cadmium cadmia
Genitive cadmiī cadmiōrum
Dative cadmiō cadmiīs
Accusative cadmium cadmia
Ablative cadmiō cadmiīs
Vocative cadmium cadmia