color killer circuit

color killer circuit

[′kəl·ər ‚kil·ər ‚sər·kət]
(electronics)
The circuit in a color television receiver that biases chrominance amplifier tubes to cutoff during reception of monochrome programs. Also known as killer stage.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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