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Crookes tube

noun, Electronics.
a form of cathode-ray tube.
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First recorded in 1880-85; after Sir W. Crookes Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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Crookes tube

a type of cathode-ray tube in which the electrons are produced by a glow discharge in a low-pressure gas
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