• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Anticathode (Phys) The part of a vacuum tube opposite the cathode. Upon it the cathode rays impinge.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n anticathode The plate, often of platinum, placed opposite the cathode in a vacuum-tube, on which the cathode rays, or streams of electrified particles, impinge and thus produce the Röntgen rays.
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