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pickup tube

noun, Television.
Also, pickup.
Origin of pickup tube
1930-1935
1930-35
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  • If a seed becomes lodged across the pickup tube, it is quite easy to squeeze the tube and dislodge it.
  • The element may be merely the free end of a pickup tube, which end can be relocated in a radial direction.
  • The process of moving the electron beam of a pickup tube or a picture tube across the target or screen area of a tube.

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