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orthicon

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noun or·thi·con \ˈȯr-thi-ˌkän\

Definition of orthicon

  1. :  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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