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 for Cadmium yellow
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Yellow \Yel"low\, n.
     1. A bright golden color, reflecting more light than any
        other except white; the color of that part of the spectrum
        which is between the orange and green. "A long motley coat
        guarded with yellow." --Shak.
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     2. A yellow pigment.
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     Cadmium yellow, Chrome yellow, Indigo yellow, King's
     yellow, etc. See under Cadmium, Chrome, etc.
     Naples yellow, a yellow amorphous pigment, used in oil,
        porcelain, and enamel painting, consisting of a basic lead
        metantimonate, obtained by fusing together tartar emetic
        lead nitrate, and common salt.
     Patent yellow (Old Chem.), a yellow pigment consisting
        essentially of a lead oxychloride; -- called also
        Turner's yellow.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Cadmium \Cad"mi*um\, n. [NL. See Cadmia.] (Chem.)
     A comparatively rare element related to zinc, and occurring
     in some zinc ores. It is a white metal, both ductile and
     malleable. Symbol Cd. Atomic weight 111.8. It was discovered
     by Stromeyer in 1817, who named it from its association with
     zinc or zinc ore.
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     Cadmium yellow, a compound of cadmium and sulphur, of an
        intense yellow color, used as a pigment.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  cadmium yellow
      n 1: pigment of cadmium sulfide and barium sulfate varying in
           hue from lemon yellow to orange

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