dynode

noun
dy·​node | \ ˈdī-ˌnōd How to pronounce dynode (audio) \

Definition of dynode

: an electrode in an electron tube that functions to produce secondary emission of electrons

First Known Use of dynode

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dynode

dyn- (in dynamo, dynatron) + -ode

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“Dynode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dynode. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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