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phanotron

[fan-uh-tron] /ˈfæn əˌtrɒn/
noun, Electronics.
1.
a hot-cathode gas diode.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; perhaps < Greek phan(ázein) to appear + -o- -o- + -tron
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