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Noun: control grid  kun'trówl grid
  1. An electrode placed between the cathode and anode of a vacuum tube to control the flow of electrons through the tube
    - grid

Derived forms: control grids

Type of: electrode

Part of: electron tube, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, tube, vacuum tube

Encyclopedia: Control grid