- an electric battery for supplying a constant, positive voltage to the plate of a vacuum tube.
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Now, suppose that the B-battery takes away 100 of these each second.
The negative terminal of the B-battery is connected to the filament.
Of course, as long as the switch in the B-battery is open no current can flow.
This new battery we shall call the “plate battery” or the “B-battery.”
The B-battery attracts electrons to the plate and so reduces the crowd in the tube.