Definitions of kinescope
  1. noun
    a cathode-ray tube in a television receiver; translates the received signal into a picture on a luminescent screen
    synonyms: picture tube, television tube
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    color TV tube, color television tube, color tube, colour TV tube, colour television tube, colour tube
    a television tube that displays images in full color
    tricolor television tube, tricolor tube, tricolour television tube, tricolour tube
    a color television tube in which three primary colors are combined to give the full range of colors
    type of:
    CRT, cathode-ray tube
    a vacuum tube in which a hot cathode emits a beam of electrons that pass through a high voltage anode and are focused or deflected before hitting a phosphorescent screen
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