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dynode Line breaks: dyn¦ode
Pronunciation: /ˈdʌɪnəʊd/

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Definition of dynode in English:


An intermediate electrode which emits additional electrons in a photomultiplier or similar amplifying device.


1930s: from Greek dunamis 'power' + -ode2.

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