Cadmium hydroxide | Article about cadmium hydroxide by The Free Dictionary
cadmium hydroxide[′kad·mē·əm hī′dräk‚sīd]
Cd(OH)2 A white powder, soluble in dilute acids; used to prepare negative electrodes for cadmium-nickel storage batteries.
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