the positive plate of an x-ray or other electron tube serving as the target for electrons coming from the , which cause it to emit high-frequency radiations.
the target electrode for the stream of electrons in a vacuum tube, esp an X-ray tube
broad or wide-ranging in tastes, interests, or the like; having sympathies with all; broad-minded; liberal. universal in extent; involving all; of interest to all. pertaining to the whole Christian body or church. of or relating to a Catholic church, especially the Roman Catholic Church. Theology. (among Roman Catholics) claiming to possess exclusively the notes or […]
the faith, system, and practice of the , especially the . (lowercase) . Contemporary Examples Be in no doubt: the decline of Catholicism in Irish life is chiefly the result of the Church’s own actions. Father Ted: Comedy as Liberation Tom Doran March 7, 2013 Italy has 1.2 million Muslim residents and 20,000 Italians who […]
designed to prevent the occurrence of in teeth: an anticavity toothpaste.
an official who examines books, plays, news reports, motion pictures, radio and television programs, letters, cablegrams, etc., for the purpose of suppressing parts deemed objectionable on moral, political, military, or other grounds. any person who supervises the manners or morality of others. an adverse critic; faultfinder. (in the ancient Roman republic) either of two officials […]
severely critical; faultfinding; carping. Contemporary Examples Yet jollity and gloom are still at war in our censorious age. A History of American Fun Stefan Beck February 8, 2014 But amid all the censorious protests against “self-censorship” an important legal principle has been ignored. Three Cheers for Censorship! Lee Siegel August 29, 2009 Historical Examples He […]