recording storage tube

recording storage tube

[ri′kȯrd·iŋ ′stȯr·ij ‚tüb]
(electronics)
Type of cathode-ray tube in which the electric equivalent of an image can be stored as an electrostatic charge pattern on a storage surface; there is no visual display, but the stored information can be read out at any later time as an electric output signal.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.