Meaning of rhumbatron in English:

rhumbatron

(also rumbatron)

Pronunciation /ˈrʌmbətrɒn/

noun

historical Electronics
  • Each of two cavity resonators in a klystron, the first of which uses a high-frequency voltage to cause bunching of an electron beam, and the second of which uses this beam to induce a larger high-frequency voltage.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Science News. Irregularly from ancient Greek ῥύμβος, ῥόμβος whirling motion + -tron.