One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A small area struck by a beam of ions.
2A dark spot in the middle of the screen of a cathode ray tube where the phosphor is damaged as a result of ion burn.
3A white spot in a television picture produced as a spurious signal when ionized gas molecules strike the target of a television camera tube.
1930s; earliest use found in The Physical Review.
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