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cathode ray cath·ode ray (kāth'ōd')
A stream of electrons emitted by the cathode in electrical discharge tubes.
One of the electrons that is emitted in a stream from a cathode-ray tube.
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A beam of electrons streaming from the negatively charged end of a vacuum tube (the cathode) toward a positively charged plate (the anode).