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phanotron

[ fan-uh-tron ]
/ ˈfæn əˌtrɒn /
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noun Electronics.
a hot-cathode gas diode.
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Origin of phanotron

1930–35; perhaps <Greek phan(ázein) to appear + -o--o- + -tron
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