American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits electrons that are accelerated as a beam through a relatively high voltage anode, further focused or deflected electrostatically or electromagnetically, and allowed to fall on a phosphorescent screen.
- n. a vacuum tube in which electrons from a heated cathode are focused and deflected onto a phosphorescent screen; used in television sets etc
- n. 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
“Tom went to his own laboratory where he replaced the cathode-ray tube in the oscillograph with another one which he knew to be more sensitive.”
“He was working with a cathode-ray tube surrounded by sheets of black cardboard when he caught a glimpse of light from the other side of his lab.”
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