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iconoscope

[ahy-kon-uh-skohp]
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noun
  1. a television camera tube in which a beam of high-velocity electrons scans a photoemissive mosaic.
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Origin of iconoscope

1930–35; formerly trademark; see icono-, -scope
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British Dictionary definitions for iconoscope

iconoscope

noun
  1. a television camera tube in which an electron beam scans a photoemissive surface, converting an optical image into electrical pulses
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