gas tube

an electron tube the envelope of which contains a highly rarefied gas.
Also called discharge tube.

1805–15 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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And those failures were in the supporting electronics, not in the gas tube.
The reason for the stoppage is that the gas tube, which is located under the upper hand guard, has ruptured.
The reference element is a highly stable temperature compensated gas tube.
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