from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small television camera tube that forms a charge-density image on a photoconductive surface for subsequent electron-beam scanning.
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- n. A device in a television camera that forms an image composed of varying charges on a photoconductive surface
vid(eo) + icon(oscope).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)