shadow mask
noun Date: 1951 a metal plate in a color cathode-ray tube that contains minute apertures permitting passage of electron beams to specific phosphors on the screen during a scan

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  • shadow mask — Television. a perforated metal plate situated behind the faceplate of a color television picture tube and having holes aligned to insure that each of three electron beams strikes only its corresponding red, green, or blue phosphor dot. Also… …   Universalium

  • shadow-mask — /ˈʃædoʊ mask/ (say shadoh mahsk) adjective of or relating to a type of picture tube commonly used in colour television receivers …   Australian English dictionary

  • shadow mask —    The most common type of color picture tube in which the electron beam is directed through a perforated metal mask to the desired phosphor color element …   IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • Shadow mask — Градационная маска теней; Теневая маска …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • shadow mask — metal screen in a cathode ray monitor which reduces the distortion in the displayed picture …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shadow mask — noun : a metal plate in a color cathode ray tube that contains minute apertures permitting passage of the electron beam to specific phosphors on the screen during a scan …   Useful english dictionary

  • shadow-mask-type color picture tube — spalvotasis kaukinis kineskopas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. shadow mask type color picture tube vok. Farbbildröhre mit Schattenmaske, f rus. масочный цветной кинескоп, m; цветной кинескоп с теневой маской, m pranc. tube… …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

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