thermionic emission


therm·​ion·​ic emission ˌthər-(ˌ)mī-ˈän-ik- How to pronounce thermionic emission (audio)
: emission of particles (as electrons) from materials at high temperature due to the heat energy imparted to them

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“Thermionic emission.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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