n. the target (or anode) of an X-ray tube on which the electrons from the cathode impinge and from which X-rays are emitted.

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  • anticathode — [ ɑ̃tikatɔd ] n. f. • 1896; de 1. anti et cathode ♦ Phys. Petite lame de métal (tungstène, cuivre, molybdène), qui, placée à l intérieur d un tube électronique, reçoit les rayons cathodiques et émet des rayons X. ● anticathode nom féminin Cible,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Anticathode — An ti*cath ode, n. (Phys.) The part of a vacuum tube opposite the cathode. Upon it the cathode rays impinge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • anticathode — [an΄tikath′ōd΄] n. in an X ray tube, the piece opposite the cathode, serving as the target for the cathode s discharge …   English World dictionary

  • anticathode — antikatodas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. anticathode; target vok. Antikatode, f rus. антикатод, m pranc. anticathode, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • anticathode — /an tee kath ohd, an tuy /, n. the positive plate of an x ray or other electron tube serving as the target for electrons coming from the cathode, which cause it to emit high frequency radiations. [1905 10; ANTI + CATHODE] * * * …   Universalium

  • anticathode — noun a) The opposite of a cathode, an anode. b) The target at which electrons from the cathode in a CRT or x ray tube are directed …   Wiktionary

  • anticathode — an·ti·cath·ode kath .ōd n TARGET (2a) …   Medical dictionary

  • anticathode — n. positive electrode opposite the cathode in an electron tube …   English contemporary dictionary

  • anticathode — an·ti·cath·ode …   English syllables

  • anticathode — /æntiˈkæθoʊd/ (say antee kathohd) noun the plate, often of platinum, on which cathode rays impinge in an X ray tube, thus producing X rays …  

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