cadmium (metal)

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Pure metallic element having symbol Cd and atomic number 48; a silver white crystalline metal, very ductile, and which can be rolled or beaten into thin sheets; resembles tin but is harder. Use also for this metal as processed and formed, usually in combination with other substances, to make objects and materials, including pigments.
cadmium
Accepted term: 15-Jul-2024