Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
in an X-ray tube, the piece opposite the cathode, serving as the target for the cathode's discharge
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An electrode that is the target in a cathode-ray tube, especially in an x-ray tube.