dynode

noun

dy·​node ˈdī-ˌnōd How to pronounce dynode (audio)
: an electrode in an electron tube that functions to produce secondary emission of electrons

Word History

Etymology

dyn- (in dynamo, dynatron) + -ode

First Known Use

1939, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dynode was in 1939

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“Dynode.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dynode. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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