multi-unit tube

mul·​ti-unit tube | \ ˈməltə̇+ˌ-...- \

Definition of multi-unit tube

: a single electron tube that contains in one envelope elements enabling it to perform the functions of two or more separate tubes

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History and Etymology for multi-unit tube

multi-unit from multi- + unit, noun

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“Multi-unit tube.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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