klystron


kly·stron

noun \ˈklī-ˌsträn\

Definition of KLYSTRON

:  an electron tube in which bunching of electrons is produced by electric fields and which is used for the generation and amplification of ultrahigh-frequency current

Origin of KLYSTRON

from Klystron, a trademark
First Known Use: 1939

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