Definition of Cd

1. Noun. A soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores.

Exact synonyms: Atomic Number 48, Cadmium
Generic synonyms: Metal, Metallic Element
Substance meronyms: Calamine, Hemimorphite



2. Adjective. Being one hundred more than three hundred.
Exact synonyms: 400, Four Hundred
Similar to: Cardinal

3. Noun. The basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimeter of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin.
Exact synonyms: Candela, Candle, Standard Candle
Generic synonyms: Candlepower Unit, Luminous Intensity Unit
Derivative terms: Candle

4. Noun. A debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest.
Exact synonyms: Certificate Of Deposit
Specialized synonyms: Time Deposit
Generic synonyms: Certificate Of Indebtedness, Debt Instrument, Obligation

5. Noun. A digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser.

Definition of Cd

1. Initialism. compact disc: A form of digital media that is based on the use of a laser to read from a plastic disc in a reader device. ¹

2. Initialism. Certificate of deposit: used by financial institutions ¹

3. Initialism. A decal found on automobiles to indicate diplomatic status; comes from French (term corps diplomatique diplomatic corps) ¹

4. Initialism. Creative director: head of the creative department (e.g. advertising agencies) ¹

5. Initialism. Corporate design: specific design features of a company, corporate identity CI ¹

6. Initialism. Collision detection: used by an Ethernet network to detect when two computers are sending frames at the same time, and also to deal with such collisions when they happen ¹

7. Initialism. circular dichroism ¹

8. Noun. (astronomy) a type of giant elliptical galaxy ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Cd

1. Curative dose; circular dichroism; cluster of differentiation. Symbol for cadmium, candela. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cd

caz
caza
cazic
cazics
cazimi
cazique
caziques
caïc
caïquejee
cañones
cbl
cc
cc'ing
cc-ckr-5 gene
ccTLD
cd (current term)
cd-I
cdc2+-CDC28-related protein kinase
cdc28 protein kinase
cdc gene
cddr
cdpdiacylglycerol-serine o-phosphatidyltransferase
ceanothus
ceanothuses
ceas
cease
cease-fire
cease-fires
cease and desist
cease and desist order

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