Definition of Cathode ray
1. Noun. A beam of electrons emitted by the cathode of an electrical discharge tube.
Medical Definition of Cathode ray
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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. ..."