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Noun: television pickup tube
  1. A tube that rapidly scans an optical image and converts it into electronic signals
    - television-camera tube

Derived forms: television pickup tubes

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

Part of: camera, television camera, tv camera