klystron

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noun kly·stron \ˈklī-ˌsträn\

Definition of klystron

  1. :  an electron tube in which bunching of electrons is produced by electric fields and which is used for the generation and amplification of ultrahigh-frequency current

Origin and Etymology of klystron

from Klystron, a trademark


First Known Use: 1939


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