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thermoelectron

[thur-moh-i-lek-tron] /ˌθɜr moʊ ɪˈlɛk trɒn/
noun, Physics.
1.
an electron emitted by an incandescent material.
Origin of thermoelectron
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30; thermo- + electron
Related forms
thermoelectronic
[thur-moh-i-lek-tron-ik, -ee-lek-] /ˌθɜr moʊ ɪ lɛkˈtrɒn ɪk, -ˌi lɛk-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for thermoelectron

thermoelectron

/ˌθɜːməʊɪˈlɛktrɒn/
noun
1.
an electron emitted at high temperature, such as one produced in a thermionic valve
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