camera tube

noun

: the television vacuum tube that by means of scanning converts the image into electrical impulses

Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of camera tube was in 1937

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“Camera tube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camera%20tube. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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