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a cathode-ray tube that converts an optical image projected on its light-sensitive receptor surface into an electrical signal by a scanning process: used in television cameras.
the part of a television camera that converts an optical image into an electrical signal See also image orthicon, vidicon, Plumbicon, iconoscope


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