crystal set

noun

: a radio receiver having a crystal detector and no vacuum tubes

Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of crystal set was in 1921

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“Crystal set.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crystal%20set. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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