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canal ray

noun Physics.

positive ray.


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Nearby words

canaigre, canaille, canakin, canal, canal boat, canal ray, canal zone, canaletto, canaliculitis, canaliculization, canaliculus

Origin of canal ray

First recorded in 1900–05 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for canal ray

canal ray


physics a stream of positive ions produced in a discharge tube by allowing them to pass through holes in the cathode
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