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1. A cathode-ray tube.
2. A monitor, television, or projector that displays an image using a cathode-ray tube.
1. (General Physics) cathode-ray tube
2. (Economics) (in Britain) composite rate tax: a system of paying interest to savers by which a rate of tax for a period, such as one financial year, is determined in advance, and interest is paid net of tax which is deducted at source
1. cathode-ray tube.
2. a computer terminal or monitor that includes a cathode-ray tube.
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|Noun||1.||CRT - a vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen|
computer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system - a machine for performing calculations automatically
Crookes tube - the original gas-discharge cathode-ray tube
electron gun - the electrode that is the source of electrons in a cathode-ray tube or electron microscope; consists of a cathode that emits a stream of electrons and the electrostatic or electromagnetic apparatus that focuses it
gas-discharge tube - a tube in which an electric discharge takes place through a gas
kinescope, picture tube, television tube - a cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen
cathode-ray oscilloscope, CRO, oscilloscope, scope - electronic equipment that provides visual images of varying electrical quantities
CRT screen, screen - the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube