noun ken·o·tron \ˈkenə‧ˌträn\

Definition of kenotron



  1. :  a high-vacuum diode used as a rectifier in appliances (as X-ray equipment and electrostatic precipitators) where high voltage and low current are required

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Origin and Etymology of kenotron

ken- + -tron

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capable of being understood in two ways

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