camera tube

noun

Definition of camera tube

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

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First Known Use of camera tube

1937, in the meaning defined above

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“Camera tube.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/camera%20tube. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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