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Adjective: cd  'see'dee
  1. Being one hundred more than three hundred
    - four hundred, 400
Noun: cd  'see'dee
  1. The basic unit of luminous intensity adopted under the Système International d'Unités; equal to 1/60 of the luminous intensity per square centimetre of a black body radiating at the temperature of 2,046 degrees Kelvin
    - candle, candela, standard candle
Noun: Cd
  1. A soft bluish-white ductile malleable toxic bivalent metallic element; occurs in association with zinc ores
    - cadmium, atomic number 48
Noun: CD
  1. A digitally encoded recording on an optical disk that is smaller than a phonograph record; played back by a laser
    - compact disk, compact disc
  2. A debt instrument issued by a bank; usually pays interest
    - certificate of deposit

Derived forms: CDs, cds

See also: cardinal

Type of: candlepower unit, certificate of indebtedness, debt instrument, luminous intensity unit, metal, metallic element, obligation, optical disc, optical disk, recording

Part of: calamine, hemimorphite

Encyclopedia: Cd