crystal set


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crystal set

[′krist·əl ‚set]
(electronics)
A radio receiver having a crystal detector stage for demodulation of the received signals, but no amplifier stages.
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The crystal set stirs up miserable memories of 1964, when Second Division Sunderland took George Best, Bobby Charlton and Denis Law to a second replay for a semi-final place.
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He savored the growing of his own tomatoes and longed for the day he could once more listen to radio coming from the crystal set he might assemble.
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The crystal set era station 6LV began broadcasting on Wednesday, June 11 1924.
Although it was a serious offence to listen to the BBC in occupied Holland during the war, his parents, like many others, regularly tuned in on a crystal set they had hidden in the living-room stove.
Her outfit was completed with a small gold crystal set tiara and a circular bouquet.
AThis little gem of a crystal set was produced in the early 1920s.
These too have an end result which gives a sense of achievement when, for example, lights go on, motors turn, and the crystal set suddenly produces the voice of Bryan Adams .
This all began at the tender age of four when someone put a pair of earphones on his head through which he listened to a crystal set.
I remember him telling me he was trained for six months in work that would normally take a number of years and he could easily build a crystal set radio.