phanotron

[fan-uh-tron]

noun Electronics.

a hot-cathode gas diode.

Nearby words

  1. phanerocrystalline,
  2. phanerogam,
  3. phanerophyte,
  4. phanerozoic,
  5. phano,
  6. phantasia,
  7. phantasize,
  8. phantasm,
  9. phantasma,
  10. phantasmagoria

Origin of phanotron

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

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