Definitions for magnetronˈmæg nɪˌtrɒn

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  1. magnetron(noun)

    a diode vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons from a central cathode to a cylindrical anode is controlled by crossed magnetic and electric fields; used mainly in microwave oscillators


  1. magnetron(Noun)

    a device in which electrons are made to resonate in a specially shaped chamber and thus produce microwave radiation; used in radar, and in microwave ovens

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