Meaning of MAGNETRON in English

MAGNETRON

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmag-nə-ˌträn ]

noun

Etymology: blend of magnet and -tron

Date: 1921

: a vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons is controlled by an applied magnetic field to generate power at microwave frequencies

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