an electron tube that receives a pattern of radiation, as infrared, ultraviolet, or x-ray, on a photosensitive surface and reproduces the pattern on a fluorescent screen.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Also called im·age-con·vert·er tube [im-ij-kuhn-vur-ter]. /ˈɪm ɪdʒ kənˌvɜr tər/.
Origin of image tube
First recorded in 1935–40
Words nearby image tube
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British Dictionary definitions for image tube
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