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Meaning of anticathode

an•ti•cath•ode

Pronunciation: (an"tē-kath'ōd, an"tī-), [key]
— n.
  1. the positive plate of an x-ray or other electron tube serving as the target for electrons coming from the cathode, which cause it to emit high-frequency radiations.
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