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cath·ode ray tube (CRT),

an evacuated tube containing a beam of electrons that can be deflected to various parts of a fluorescent screen; used in the cathode ray oscilloscope.

cathode ray tube (CRT)

a vacuum tube that focuses a beam of electrons onto a spot on a screen coated with a phosphor, creating a visible image of information on the face of the tube. The CRT is one type of computer monitor.

cathode ray tube

See Video display unit.

cath·ode ray tube

(CRT) (kathōd rā tūb)
An evacuated tube containing a beam of electrons that can be deflected to various parts of a fluorescent screen; used in the cathode ray oscilloscope.
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According to the proposal, exporters of cathode ray tubes who are sending the items for recycling must notify the EPA of the intended shipment at least 60 days before the shipment occurs.
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The largest recycler of electronic waste in the State of California, Fresno-headquartered Electronic Recyclers is licensed to de-manufacture, recycle and crush the cathode ray tubes found in computer monitors, televisions and other types of video equipment.
With 35,000sqft of processing space, the factory will have the capacity to recycle 500,000 cathode ray tubes a year - around five per cent of the total UK annual volume of redundant tubes.
The San Jose based company's plan is to manufacture a flattened television using a form of field emission display technology it calls ``thin CRT'' for the cathode ray tubes that power today's TVs and desktop computer monitors.
The ERA facility de-manufactures, recycles and crushes cathode ray tubes found in computer monitors, televisions and other video equipment.
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