Meaning of Cadmium



English: Cadmium
Bangla: ক্যাডমিয়াম
Hindi: कैडमियम
Type: Unknown / অজানা / अज्ञात
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Definition: 1

a white, ductile divalent metallic element resembling tin, used in plating and in making certain alloys. Symbol: Cd; atomic weight: 112.41; atomic number: 48; specific gravity: 8.6 at 20°C.

Definition: 2

a malleable ductile toxic bluish-white metallic element that occurs in association with zinc ores. It is used in electroplating, alloys, and as a neutron absorber in the control of nuclear fission. Symbol: Cd; atomic no: 48; atomic wt: 112.411; valency: 2; relative density: 8.65; melting pt: 321.1°C; boiling pt: 767°C