Definitions for vidiconˈvɪd ɪˌkɒn
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(in a television camera) an image-forming tube that operates on photoconductive principles: standard in most tube-type cameras.
Category: Radio and Television
Origin of vidicon:
1945–50; vid (eo ) +icon (oscope )
A device in a television camera that forms an image composed of varying charges on a photoconductive surface