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To render parallel to a certain line or direction; paths of electrons in a flooding beam, or paths of various rays of a scanning beam are collimated to cause them to become more nearly parallel as they approach the storage assembly of a storage tube.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.