crystal set


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crystal set

n.
An early radio receiver using a crystal detector.

crystal set

n
(Electronics) an early form of radio receiver having a crystal detector to demodulate the radio signals but no amplifier, therefore requiring earphones

Crystal set

A simple radio receiver consisting of a Crystal detector, condenser, coil, and headphones.
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Noun1.crystal set - an early radio receiver using a crystal detector
radio receiver, radio set, receiving set, tuner, radio, wireless - an electronic receiver that detects and demodulates and amplifies transmitted signals
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