[ dahy-nuh-tron ]
/ ˈdaɪ nəˌtrɒn /
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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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
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