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- n. rechargeable nickel-cadmium battery
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- n. a rechargeable battery with a nickel cathode and a cadmium anode; often used in emergency systems because of its low discharge rate when not in use
The old standby rechargeable, the nicad can be repeatedly recharged, but for it to take a full charge, it must be fully discharged first.
Much as this woman bothers me - who in the world decided to put this on the front page of the print edition?!?!?!? nicad
It is not necessary to discharge fully nicad batteries before charging.
Yet it remain true that many amateurs are failing to appreciate not only the full capabilities but also the limitations of nicad cells used in battery packs.
Mr Tysoe is the national business manager for Varta, one of the world's big names in batteries, and he's celebrating the death of the nicad, an environmental Darth Vader which is banned in lots of countries, by launching his company's environmental masterstroke.
Think of early nicad battery days, 14 hour charge 12 hour rate.
hundreds of Iraqis killed this month; what brand of nicad drills are being used on knees—DeWalt or Makita—and does Halliburton have the dealership for them?