HyperDic: picture_tube

English > 1 sense of the expression picture tube:
NOUNartifactpicture tube, kinescope, television tubea cathode-ray tube in a television receiver
English > picture tube: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen.
Synonymskinescope, television tube
Part oftelevision receiver, television, television set, tv, tv set, idiot box, boob tube, telly, goggle boxAn electronic device that receives television signals and displays them on a screen
Narrowercolor tube, colour tube, color television tube, colour television tube, color TV tube, colour TV tubeA television tube that displays images in full color
Broadercathode-ray tube, CRTA vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen
Spanishcinescopio, kinescopio
Catalancinescopi, cinescopio, kinescopi

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