dynatron

[ dahy-nuh-tron ]
/ ˈdaɪ nəˌtrɒn /

noun Electronics.

a tetrode, once frequently used as an oscillator in radio, in which an increase in the plate voltage results in a decrease in the plate current because of emission of electrons from the plate.

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Origin of dynatron

First recorded in 1915–20; dyna- + -tron
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