Definition of flyback in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈflʌɪbak/


[mass noun]
The return of the scanning spot in a cathode ray tube to the starting point.
Example sentences
  • The STV8179F meets the need in large-size, reduced-depth CRT monitors for high output-current levels and flyback voltages, coupled with low heat dissipation.
  • Spacing at the half-wavelength level would allow large-angle beam steering without creating this detrimental flyback effect.
  • This is a big no-no, since the chopped wave put out by a dimmer can cause a fluorescent ballast to emit big flyback voltages and spikes, which then travel through a building's wiring, causing other mischief.

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