glow lamp
noun Date: 1884 a gas-discharge electric lamp in which most of the light proceeds from the glow of the gas near the cathode

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  • glow lamp — [glō] n. Elec. a discharge lamp, esp. one used to produce a brightly colored light: see DISCHARGE TUBE (sense 2): sometimes called glow tube …   English World dictionary

  • glow lamp — noun a gas discharge tube with a hot cathode; used in stroboscopes • Hypernyms: ↑gas discharge tube * * * noun : a gas discharge hot cathode electric lamp in which most of the light proceeds from the cathode glow and which is used especially in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • glow lamp — rusenančiojo išlydžio lempa statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. glow discharge lamp; glow lamp vok. Glimmentladungslampe, f; Glimmlampe, f rus. лампа тлеющего разряда, f pranc. lampe à décharge incandescente, f; lampe à effluve, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • glow lamp — /ˈgloʊ læmp/ (say gloh lamp) noun a lamp which produces light by means of a flow of electricity through a gas …   Australian English dictionary

  • glow lamp — Electronics. a vacuum tube containing a gas that is ionized by the electrons, giving a visible glow. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • glow lamp — incandescent electric lamp …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Glow lamp — Лампа тлеющего разряда; Неоновая лампа …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • argon glow lamp — argono lempa statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. argon glow lamp; argon lamp vok. Argonglimmröhre, f; Argonlampe, f rus. аргоновая лампа, f pranc. lampe à argon, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • neon glow lamp — neono lempa statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. neon glow lamp vok. Neonglimmlampe, f; Neonlampe, f; Neonröhre, f rus. неоновая лампа, f pranc. lampe au néon, f …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • neon glow lamp — noun a small, low wattage lamp used as an indicator or nightlight; typically consists of a pair of electrodes sealed in a bulb containing neon at low pressure …   Wiktionary

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