64 definitions by BlastMaster

The anode in a vacuum tube; the surface to which electrons are attracted.
If you use the 201A tube as an amplifier, you should give it a plate voltage of 90 volts.
by BlastMaster June 16, 2003
see radio
A type of radio circuit that amplifies by feeding the output signal back into the input (regenerating) in such a manner that the signal is strenghtened.
If you improperly adjust the feedback on a regenerative receiver, it becomes a transmitter and will mess up the neighbors' radios!
by BlastMaster June 16, 2003
A thick, soupy substance, usually foul in appearance and/or smell.
A filthy brown sludge ran down the walls of the public bathroom.
by BlastMaster May 20, 2003
To convert alternating current to direct current by means of a semiconductive material or a vacuum tube.
The AC power in my amplifier is rectified by a 5U4GB tube.
by BlastMaster May 18, 2003
A gaseous discharge consisting of methane and hydrogen sulfide that when expelled, produced a sound like that of a horn.
Do you really need an example? Well, ok.
/leans...*HOOOOOONK!*
by BlastMaster September 21, 2003
1. A Thompson submachine gun.
2. The rotating part of a mechanical siren
3. A helicopter
1. "Hand me that chopper" (from movie "O Brother, Where Art Thou?"
2. The sirens chopper is responsible for producing sound. It "chops" the air stream.
3. The chopper should be here any minute!
by BlastMaster December 30, 2003
TRF
Tuned Radio Frequency (see radio)
I have a TRF radio from 1925. It's difficult to use compared to what we use now.
by BlastMaster June 06, 2003

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