picture tube


noun

a cathode-ray tube with a screen at one end on which images are reproduced.

Nearby words

  1. picture postcard,
  2. picture puzzle,
  3. picture sash,
  4. picture show,
  5. picture spread,
  6. picture window,
  7. picture writing,
  8. picturegoer,
  9. picturephone,
  10. pictures

Origin of picture tube

First recorded in 1935–40

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British Dictionary definitions for picture tube

picture tube

noun

another name for television tube
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