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anticathode

[an-tee-kath-ohd, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈkæθ oʊd, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun
1.
the positive plate of an x-ray or other electron tube serving as the target for electrons coming from the cathode, which cause it to emit high-frequency radiations.
Origin of anticathode
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10; anti- + cathode
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British Dictionary definitions for anticathode

anticathode

/ˌæntɪˈkæθəʊd/
noun
1.
the target electrode for the stream of electrons in a vacuum tube, esp an X-ray tube
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