resnatron

resnatron

[rez-nuh-tron]
noun Electronics.
a tetrode with the grid connected to form a drift space for the electrons, formerly used to generate high power at very high frequency.

Origin:
res(o)na(tor) + -tron

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resnatron (ˈrɛznəˌtrɒn)
 
n
a tetrode used to generate high power at high frequencies
 
[C20: from resonator + -tron]

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