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vidicon

play
noun, often capitalized vid·icon \ˈvi-di-ˌkän\

Definition of vidicon

  1. :  a camera tube using the principle of photoconductivity



Origin and Etymology of vidicon

2video + iconoscope


First Known Use: 1950


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