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heptode

[ hep-tohd ]
/ ˈhɛp toʊd /
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noun Electronics.
a vacuum tube containing seven electrodes, usually a plate, a cathode, a control electrode, and four grids.
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Origin of heptode

First recorded in 1930–35; hept- + -ode2
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