loctal

adjective
loc·​tal
variants: or loktal \ ˈläktᵊl \

Definition of loctal

: having, being, or fitting an 8-pin vacuum-tube base having a central guide pin with a groove that fits into a spring catch in the socket to hold the tube firmly in place

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from Loktal, a trademark

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“Loctal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/loctal. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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