digitron

/ (ˈdɪdʒɪˌtrɒn) /

noun

electronics a type of tube, for displaying information, having a common anode and several cathodes shaped in the form of characters, which can be lit by a glow dischargeAlso called: Nixie tube

Nearby words

  1. digitinervate,
  2. digitipinnate,
  3. digitize,
  4. digitized,
  5. digitoxin,
  6. digitule,
  7. digitus,
  8. diglossia,
  9. diglot,
  10. diglyceride

Word Origin for digitron

C20: from digit + -tron

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