Definition of hot cathode in English:

hot cathode

Syllabification: hot cath·ode

noun

  • A cathode designed to be heated in order to emit electrons.
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    • Filserv produces a range of hot cathode ionisation gauges of the triode and Bayard Alpert type.
    • Also at Cathodeon he was working on hot cathodes in lamps used in analytical instrumentation.
    • Many of these concepts are generally applicable to most hot cathode ionization gauges and will be discussed.

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