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orthicon

noun or·thi·con \ˈr-thi-ˌkän\

Definition of ORTHICON

:  a camera tube similar to but more sensitive than an iconoscope in which the charges are scanned by a low-velocity beam

Origin of ORTHICON

International Scientific Vocabulary orth- + iconoscope
First Known Use: 1939

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