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picture tube

a cathode-ray tube with a screen at one end on which televised images are reproduced.
Origin of picture tube
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Manufacturers are responding by designing a much shallower picture tube.
  • But the days of the space-hogging picture tube do seem numbered.
  • Films containing metal salts are bound to picture tube screens by baking off similar binders.
British Dictionary definitions for picture tube

picture tube

another name for television tube
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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