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glow discharge

noun, Physics.
1.
the conduction of electricity in a low-pressure gas, producing a diffuse glow.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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  • 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

noun
1.
a silent luminous discharge of electricity through a low-pressure gas
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