television tube


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television tube

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(Electronics) a cathode-ray tube designed for the reproduction of television pictures. Sometimes shortened to: tube Also called: picture tube
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Noun1.television tube - a cathode-ray tube in a television receivertelevision 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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A BIG new colour television tube factory is to be set up in Skelmersdale by the Radio Corporation of America and Radio Rentals Ltd, right.
The signals are transmitted by UHF or VHF radio waves or by cable and reconverted into optical images by means of a television tube inside a television set.
ICONIC: Janette Murphy from the Discovery Museum with the Tyne Tees Television Tube sign PICTURES: IAIN BUIST www.chroniclelive.co.uk/buyaphoto ref: 01399875; A FIRST: A disc by The Animals, then Kon Tors; GOLD: Kylea Little with Pet Shop Boys' disc; STARTS: For Kenickie and Maximo Park; SHOWSTOPPER: Janette with a scarf from The Police gig at Gateshead
It is worth noting that while television tube manufacturing has largely moved out of Europe, new developments in recycling are taking place here in Wales.
I used to press my forehead against the television tube, eyes closed, magically willing myself into this cruelty-free universe.
Two years ago over 760 jobs were lost when the LG Philips television tube factory in County Durham closed, with production moving to China.
A student on the fourth floor, who had left her television on standby, heard a bang believed to be the television tube, and went back to find her room on fire.
In the last 15 years Jeff Morland, a Tees Valley officer with the Amicus union, has seen clothing, microwave oven and television tube manufacturing go abroad, where labour is cheaper.
Incentive is also needed to encourage investment in television tube industry.
Deadpan variety-act showmanship meets avant-garde escapism; that it all seems transmitted through a color television tube (that climactic '60s signal) makes it all the more surreal.
Referring to the recent dispute with Phillips LG over import duties on the 36-inch television tube imported from the US, Mr Abbot said there would be no implications for the Bridgend operation.
Swat the swill with a swinging missile to see what the UL's real television tube test is like.