magnetron definition

  • noun:
    • A microwave tube which electrons produced from a heated cathode are affected by magnetic and electric areas in such a way on produce microwave oven radiation used in radar plus in microwave ovens.
    • a computer device for which electrons are created to resonate in a specially shaped chamber and therefore create microwave radiation; found in radar, and in microwave ovens
    • a diode vacuum tube where movement of electrons from a central cathode to a cylindrical anode is managed by crossed magnetized and electric industries; used mainly in microwave oscillators.
    • a diode vacuum-tube when the flow of electrons from a central cathode to a cylindrical anode is controlled by crossed magnetized and electric fields; mainly utilized in microwave oven oscillators

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