HyperDic: cd

English > 5 senses of the word cd / Cd / CD:
ADJECTIVEallcd, four hundred, 400being one hundred more than three hundred
NOUNsubstanceCd, cadmium, atomic number 48a soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element
quantitycd, candle, candela, standard candlethe basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites
possessionCD, certificate of deposita debt instrument issued by a bank
artifactCD, compact disk, compact disca digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record
cd / Cd / CD > pronunciation
Soundssiy'diy'
Rhymesalready ... yesterday: 132 rhymes with diy...
English > cd: 5 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOne hundred more than three hundred.
Synonymsfour hundred, 400
BroadercardinalBeing or denoting a numerical quantity but not order
English > Cd: 5 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores.
Synonymscadmium, atomic number 48
Broadermetallic element, metalAny of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
Substance ofhemimorphite, calamineA white mineral
Spanishcadmio, número atómico 48
Catalancadmi, Cd, número atòmic 48
English > cd: 5 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe 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.
Synonymscandle, candela, standard candle
Broaderluminous intensity unit, candlepower unitA measure of luminous intensity
Spanishcandela, cd
Catalancandela, cd
English > CD: 5 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningA debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest.
Synonymcertificate of deposit
Narrowertime depositA certificate of deposit from which withdrawals can be made only after advance notice or at a specified future date
Broaderdebt instrument, obligation, certificate of indebtednessA written promise to repay a debt
Spanishcertificado de depósito
CatalanCD
English > CD: 5 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser.
Synonymscompact disk, compact disc
NarrowerCD-R, compact disc recordable, CD-WO, compact disc write-onceA compact disc on which you can write only once and thereafter is read-only memory
CD-ROM, compact disc read-only memoryA compact disk that is used with a computer (rather than with an audio system)
audio CD, audio compact disccompact discs used to reproduce sound (voice and music)
Broaderoptical disk, optical discA disk coated with plastic that can store digital data as tiny pits etched in the surface
recordingA storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
SpanishCD, compact disc, compacto, disco compacto
CatalanCD, compact disc, disc compacte

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