tuned-anode oscillator

tuned-anode oscillator

[¦tünd ′an‚ōd ‚äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
A vacuum-tube oscillator whose frequency is determined by a tank circuit in the anode circuit, coupled to the grid to provide the required feedback. Also known as tuned-plate oscillator.
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