What do a.m. and p.m. stand for?

glow discharge

noun, Physics.
the conduction of electricity in a low-pressure gas, producing a diffuse glow.
Origin of glow discharge
1835-45 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for glow discharge
  • He modified a glow discharge using a concave cathode and a small hollow anode.
  • The constricted plasma source utilizes a special form of a dc glow discharge, the constricted glow discharge.
  • The photo below shows a neon glow discharge in the machine.
British Dictionary definitions for glow discharge

glow discharge

a silent luminous discharge of electricity through a low-pressure gas
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for glow discharge

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for glow

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for glow discharge