Electron Gun

Technology / Television (TV) / Electron Gun: A mechanical device, located in the rear of a television's picture tube, which fires an electron beam at the pixels, scanning line-by-line across the lines of the television image, causing the pixels to glow and create the television image.

Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE)

Technology / Computers / Integrated Drive Electronics (IDE): Specifically refers to a hard disk with the disk controller integrated into it. Also refers to the ATA interface. IDE drives are characterized by a wide ribbon cable connecting the drive to the mother MORE

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Technology / Computers / Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE): A non-profit professional organization with 365,000 members in 150 countries, dedicated to the advancement of technology related to electricity and electrical components. IEEE forms groups for the est MORE


Business / Finance / Gunslinger: In the context of securities trading, refers to trading in a security on the basis of information that has not been made available to the public. The illegal solicitation of buy orders in an underwrit MORE


Science / Chemistry / Isoelectronic: Refers to a group of atoms or ions having the same number of electrons. For example, F-, Ne, and Na+ are isoelectronic. MORE

Laguna Seca

Technology / Motorcycle / Laguna Seca: "Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca" is a 2.238 miles (3.602 kilometers) paved racetrack near Monterey, California, that features auto and motorcycle racing. It has eleven turns, including the famous "Corkscr MORE


Science / Chemistry / Photoelectron: An electron ejected from an atom or molecule that has absorbed a photon. MORE