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flyback

[ flahy-bak ]
/ ˈflaɪˌbæk /
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noun Electronics.
the return to its starting point of the electron beam in a cathode ray tube, as after the completion of a line in a television picture or of a trace in an oscilloscope.
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Origin of flyback

First recorded in 1930–35; noun use of verb phrase fly back
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British Dictionary definitions for flyback

flyback
/ (ˈflaɪˌbæk) /

noun
the fast return of the spot on a cathode-ray tube after completion of each trace
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