from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. cathode-ray tube
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- Initialism of Cathode ray tube.
- Initialism of C Run Time.
- n. a monitor that uses a cathrode ray tube
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- 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
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Most people would probably be surprised to learn that the copper and glass in CRT units is often salvaged.
CRT is still the way to get the best picture from HD.
CRT is great if all you are viewing is your old Betamax tapes …. —
The room in which the CRT is located is partially illuminated by the pixels.
The Japanese for CRT is ブラウン管, buraun kan, which I thought referred to the colour of initial devices, so it meant a “brown tube”, but just last weekend I learnt that it’s so named from the German inventor Braun; in Germany also the CRT is usually called a Braun tube (or whatever the German for tube is).
Tricare said some cognitive rehabilitation therapy, also known as CRT, can be covered for troops when it is wrapped into other forms of treatment, but it cannot be billed as a distinct and defined medical service.
Such devices are known as CRT-Ds, as they also have a defibrillator function.
The company is attempting to show that resynchronizing defibrillators, also called CRT-Ds, can help patients with mild heart failure achieve higher scores on a physical exam and questionnaire.
Examples would be the keyboard, disk drive, or television monitor (also called CRT, or Cathode Ray Tube).
And it's also an important innovation in CRT, which is cardiac rhythm therapy, and expands a multibillion-dollar market opportunity to them.