Definition of anticathode in English:


Syllabification: an·ti·cath·ode
Pronunciation: /ˌantēˈkaˌTHōd, ˌantī-


  • The target (or anode) of an X-ray tube that is struck by electrons from the cathode and from which X-rays are emitted.
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    • The invention concerns an X-ray tube anticathode designed to be able to rotate at an extremely high speed.
    • It consists of an X-ray tube with interchangeable anticathodes and the necessary pumps and power supplies.
    • In fact, the anticathode lacks any type of electrical connector.

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