cathode ray tube

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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

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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1997 The Queen with company bosses at the opening of the Chunghwa picture tube plant in a blaze of publicity just 10 years ago after the Taiwanese firm promised to create thousands of jobs for Scots; 2007 The failed plant is to be bulldozed and will be replaced by a string of smaller buildings for offices and warehouses.
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