Definitions for orthiconˈɔr θɪˌkɒn; ˌɔr θɪˈkɒn əˌskoʊp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

or•thi•conˈɔr θɪˌkɒn; ˌɔr θɪˈkɒn əˌskoʊp(n.)

also or•thi•con•o•scope

  1. a television camera tube in which a beam of low-velocity electrons scans a photoemissive mosaic.

    Category: Radio and Television

Origin of orthicon:

1935–40

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orthicon, image orthicon(noun)

    a now obsolete picture pickup tube in a television camera; electrons emitted from a photoemissive surface in proportion to the intensity of the incident light are focused onto the target causing secondary emission of electrons

Wiktionary

  1. orthicon(Noun)

    TV camera tube.

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