anode efficiency

anode efficiency

[′a‚nōd i‚fish·ən·sē]
(electronics)
The ratio of the ac load circuit power to the dc anode power input for an electron tube. Also known as plate efficiency.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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