Definition of Control grid
1. Noun. An electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube.
Generic synonyms: Electrode
Group relationships: Electron Tube, Thermionic Tube, Thermionic Vacuum Tube, Thermionic Valve, Tube, Vacuum Tube
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Literary usage of Control grid
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1. Text-book on Wireless Telegraphy by Rupert Stanley (1919)
"They used it as an oscillation generator in which the output is controlled by the control grid, which is between the filament and the heavier grid anode ..."
2. Mechanical World and Engineering Record (1881)
"The gas filled or thermionic relay G is normally biased on its control grid by the negative emission from the photo-cell so that no anode current can pass. ..."
3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The peak diode (or video) power is therefore Electron gun High voltage (10- or 20-^sec pulses) Cathode heater Focusing elements • control grid Anode ..."
4. Radio Receiving for Beginners by Rhey T. Snodgrass, Victor Camp (1922)
"... and optional loading coils, inductance or primary variometer—secondary including coupler, condenser, grid of tube, tube- control, grid condenser, ..."
5. Heave-Ho: Phase Two by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"... secrets being held at LEAST until the “control” grid for mass brain-manipulation and population “control” Is in better working order. ..."