Crookes tube definition by Webster's New World
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an early cathode-ray tube with a cathode, anode, and some low-pressure gas
Origin: after Sir William Crookes
Crookes tube definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A low-pressure discharge tube used to study the properties of cathode rays.
Origin: After Sir William Crookes.