pliotron

noun

pli·​o·​tron
ˈplīə‧ˌträn
plural -s
: a high vacuum tube containing a cathode, anode, and control grid that is used to control the flow of current in a single direction

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“Pliotron.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pliotron. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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