- a camera tube similar to the vidicon in construction and operation but using a combination of the semiconductors selenium, arsenic, and tellurium (rather than antimony sulfide) as its photoconductive surface.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
- trademark a high-resolution television camera tube used when high definition is required
C20: from s (elenium) + a (rsenic) + t (ellurium) (used in the tube screen) + icon (oscope)
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012