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cathode ray tubenoun [C]

uk   /ˌkæθ.əʊd ˈreɪ tjuːb/  us   /ˌkæθ.oʊd ˈreɪ tuːb/ (abbreviation CRT) specialized
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cathode ray tubenoun [C]

(abbreviation CRT)  /ˈkæθ·oʊd ˌreɪ ˌtub/
physics a tube-shaped ​part in a ​television or ​computerscreen, inside which a ​flow of ​electrons (= ​smallpieces of an ​atom) is ​produced to ​create the ​images or ​text
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