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image dissector

noun
1.
a form of television camera tube in which an electron image produced by a photoemitting surface is focused in the plane of an aperture and deflected past the aperture to achieve scanning.
Also called dissector tube.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • But he was the one who made the image dissector camera tube that put the first images on a television screen.

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