Noun television pickup tube has 1 sense
  1. television-camera tube, television pickup tube - a tube that rapidly scans an optical image and converts it into electronic signals
    --1 is a kind of tube, vacuum tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic tube, electron tube, thermionic valve
    --1 is a part of television camera, tv camera, camera
    --1 has particulars: iconoscope; orthicon, image orthicon