anticathode definition

  • noun:
    • An electrode that's the target in a cathode-ray pipe, particularly in an x-ray pipe.
    • the exact opposite of a cathode, an anode.
    • the prospective at which electrons through the cathode in a CRT or x-ray tube are directed.
    • The section of vacuum pressure tube opposite the cathode. Upon it the cathode rays impinge.
    • The dish, often of platinum, put opposite the cathode in a vacuum-tube, which the cathode rays, or channels of electrified particles, impinge and thus produce the Röntgen rays.
    • An electrode that's the target in a cathode-ray pipe, particularly in an x-ray tube.
    • the contrary of a cathode, an anode.
    • the prospective from which electrons through the cathode in a CRT or x-ray tube tend to be directed.
    • The part of vacuum pressure tube opposite the cathode. Upon it the cathode rays impinge.
    • The dish, often of platinum, put opposite the cathode in a vacuum-tube, on which the cathode rays, or channels of electrified particles, impinge and therefore create the Röntgen rays.

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