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- n. Plural form of thyratron.
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I would also have voted for Rene Schmitz' awesome, glowing, perspex-fronted tube synth, stuffed with blue-glowing thyratrons...
Favourable and economical speed setting results from changing the voltage by means of controlled rectifiers (thyratrons or thyristors).
There was another pause while the relays and thyratrons waited for their orders.