Definition of Glow lamp

1. Noun. A gas-discharge tube with a hot cathode; used in stroboscopes.

Generic synonyms: Gas-discharge Tube



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glow Lamp

glovemen
glover's suture
glovers
gloves
gloves are off
glovesman
glovesmen
glovework
gloving
glovings
glow
glow-plug
glow-worm
glow-worms
glow discharge
glow lamp (current term)
glow plug
glow plugs
glow stick
glow sticks
glow tube
glowed
glower
glowered
glowering
gloweringly
glowers
glowflies
glowfly
glowing

Literary usage of Glow lamp

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1. Elementary Lessons in Electricity and Magnetism by Silvanus Phillips Thompson (1915)
"Development of the Glow-lamp. — Glow-lamps consist of a thin wire or filament ... For twenty years the carbon glow-lamp held the market, to be superseded by ..."

2. A Physical Study of the Firefly by William Weber Coblentz (1912)
"Knowing the distribution of energy in the spectrum of the glow-lamp given in Fig. ... glow-lamp light wave-length. The resultant curves are given in Figs. ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1892)
"THE DISTRIBUTION OF ENERGY IN THE SPECTRUM OP THE GLOW-LAMP. By Prof. EDWARD L. NICHOLS, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY [ABSTRACT. ..."

4. The Electrical Engineer (1892)
"In the case of the glow lamp, the equivalent cost for gas was obtained by multiplying the price per unit by 10i, and since the arc lamps costs lesi than ..."

5. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1904)
"It is capable of use for all photometric measurements on the glow lamp that do not lie in the province of spectro-photometry. To particularize, it may be ..."

6. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"The term glow lamp is already generally employed in England and Germany for the ... The term glow-lamp should be limited, as above, to a lamp producing an ..."

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