Definition of Glow tube

1. Noun. A gas-discharge tube consisting of a cold cathode and a diode in a tube filled with gas; the color of the glow depends on the particular gas.

Generic synonyms: Gas-discharge Tube



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glow Tube

glovesman
glovesmen
glovework
gloving
glovings
glow
glow-plug
glow-worm
glow-worms
glow discharge
glow lamp
glow plug
glow plugs
glow stick
glow sticks
glow tube (current term)
glowed
glower
glowered
glowering
gloweringly
glowers
glowflies
glowfly
glowing
glowingly
glowings
glowlamp
glowlamps
glowplug

Literary usage of Glow tube

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1. Cyclopedic Review of Current History by Alfred Sidney Johnson, Clarence A. Bickford, William W. Hudson, Nathan Haskell Dole (1897)
"A much greater frequency of minor wave vibrations is excited in the wires which lead to the glow-tube; and these vibrations, being transmitted through the ..."

2. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1888)
"When the meteorites are strongly heated in a glow-tube, the whole tube when the electric current is passing gives us the spectrum of carbon. ..."

3. The Ventilation, Heating, and Lighting of Dwellings by Joseph William Thomas (1906)
"It is well to warn the purchaser that the radiant heat from the glow-tube radiator is like all radiant heat of the same intensity, and that what the vendor ..."

4. Manual of Physiology by William Senhouse Kirkes (1853)
"A bent glow tube, filled with mercury In the lower part, ad t. The horizontal part, 6, is provided with a bran* head, which flU in the artery. ..."

5. A Manual of Chemistry: Containing the Principal Facts of the Science, in the by John White Webster (1839)
"On immersing the bulb in water, or allowing it to It consista of a glow tube (Fig. 43) about 6 inches long ' ¡~ 43- * Fig 42, g represents the apparatus for ..."

6. The Meteoritic Hypothesis: A Statement of the Results of a Spectroscopic by Norman Lockyer (1890)
"... when the temperature would not be very high, although higher than that which gives the line of magnesium at 500 in a glow tube. Carbon Radiation. ..."

7. The Meteoritic Hypothesis: A Statement of the Results of a Spectroscopic by Norman Lockyer (1890)
"When meteorite dust is more strongly heated in a glow tube, the whole tube, when the electric current is passing, gives us the Hot carbon radiation. ..."

8. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1889)
"... is obtained by means of a platinum spiral in a glow tube surrounded by a ¡ayer of. water to prevent undue ..."

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