Definition of Cathode-ray tube

1. Noun. A vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen.




Definition of Cathode-ray tube

1. Noun. a vacuum tube in which electrons from a heated cathode are focused and deflected onto a phosphorescent screen; used in television sets etc ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cathode-ray Tube

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cathine
cathinone
cathisma
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cathodal closure tetanus
cathodal duration tetanus
cathodal opening clonus
cathodal opening contraction
cathodal opening tetanus
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cathode-ray tube (current term)
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cathodoluminescence
cathodoluminescences
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Literary usage of Cathode-ray tube

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1911)
"18, is sealed into the cathode ray tube at one end; the other end projecting outward is closed. By osmosis a little hydrogen may be passed through the ..."

2. Transactions by European Orthodontic Society, Lina Oswald, Northern Ohio Dental Society, Ossory Archaeological Society, Wentworth Historical Society, Society of Automobile Engineers (1911)
"18, is sealed into the cathode ray tube at one end; the other end projecting outward is closed. By osmosis a little hydrogen may be passed through the ..."

3. War Work of the Bureau of Standards: April 1, 1921 by National Bureau of Standards, United States (1921)
"Two general types of cathode-ray tube have been used at the Bureau of Standards, those using a high voltage to cause emission of a stream of electrons from ..."

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