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picture tube

n.
A cathode-ray tube in a television that translates electrical signals into a visible picture on a luminescent screen.

picture tube

n
(Electronics) another name for television tube

pic′ture tube`


n.
a cathode-ray tube with a screen at one end on which televised images are reproduced.
[1935–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.picture tube - a cathode-ray tube in a television receiverpicture tube - a cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen
cathode-ray tube, 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
color television tube, color tube, color TV tube, colour television tube, colour tube, colour TV tube - a television tube that displays images in full color
boob tube, goggle box, idiot box, television receiver, television set, telly, tv set, tv, television - an electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen; "the British call a tv set a telly"
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