Definition of phototube in English:

phototube

Syllabification: pho·to·tube
Pronunciation: /ˈfōtōˌt(y)o͞ob
 
/

noun

Electronics
A photocell in the form of an electron tube with a photoemissive cathode.
More example sentences
  • Aliquots of 2 mL of the virus-photoproducts solution were placed in quartz phototubes, capped, and bubbled with oxygen for 5 min before being irradiated.
  • Firefly flash and locomotion were observed using IR illumination that did not effect the phototube.

Definition of phototube in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day setose
Pronunciation: ˈsiːtəʊs
adjective
bearing bristles or setae; bristly