Filament (electron tube) is described as hot cathode, usually in the form of a wire or ribbon, to which heat may be supplied by passing current through it. This filament is also known as a filamentary cathode.
Ref: 123303/2006-09-26

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Alternative Spellings (Synonyms): Filamenten, filaments, electrons

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