Definition of “cathode ray tube” - English Dictionary


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cathode ray tubenoun [ C ]

abbreviation CRT /ˈkæθ·oʊd ˌreɪ ˌtub/

physics a tube-shaped part in a television or computer screen, inside which a flow of electrons (= small pieces of an atom) is produced to create the images or text

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