iconoscope


icon·o·scope

noun \ī-ˈkä-nə-ˌskōp\

Definition of ICONOSCOPE

:  a camera tube containing an electron gun and a photoemissive mosaic screen of which each cell produces a charge proportional to the varying light intensity of the image focused on the screen

Origin of ICONOSCOPE

from Iconoscope, a trademark
First Known Use: 1932

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