Definition of Cathode ray

1. Noun. A beam of electrons emitted by the cathode of an electrical discharge tube.

Generic synonyms: Beam, Electron Beam, Ray



Medical Definition of Cathode ray

1. Electrons emitted from the surface of a cathode in a vacuum tube. (16 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cathode Ray

cathine
cathinone
cathisma
cathismas
cathodal
cathodal closure contraction
cathodal closure tetanus
cathodal duration tetanus
cathodal opening clonus
cathodal opening contraction
cathodal opening tetanus
cathodally
cathode
cathode-ray oscilloscope
cathode-ray tube
cathode ray (current term)
cathode ray tube
cathode rays
cathodes
cathodic
cathodic protection
cathodically
cathodoluminescence
cathodoluminescences
cathodoluminescent
cathole
catholes
catholical
catholically
catholicate

Literary usage of Cathode ray

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1903)
"July 2, 1903 THE cathode ray ALTERNATING CURRENT WAVE INDICATOR. BY HARRIS J. RYAN. During the past three years I have had considerable experience in the ..."

2. Transactionsby European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical by European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical Society of t (1869)
"1398 1941 Cathode-Ray Oscillograph Applied to Long-Time Switching Transients, ... 445 1943 Cathode-Ray Oscillograph for Testing Lightning Arresters, Modern. ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"This glow, called the ' cathode ray' would seem to be a stream of negatively charged ... This cathode ray, when it meets the tube, or any body in its path, ..."

4. Bulletin of the National Research Council by National Research Council (U.S.) (1921)
"As applied to X-ray emission, the quantum theory would indicate that the energy of each cathode ray that can produce X-rays of a certain frequency must be ..."

5. Electrons: Or, The Nature and Properties of Negative Electricity by Oliver Lodge (1907)
"... belong apparently to other departments of Physics. i // Further Measurements of cathode ray Velocity and m/e Ratio by Aid of Electrostatic Deflection. ..."

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