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glow lamp

noun, Electronics.
a vacuum tube containing a gas that is ionized by the electrons, giving a visible glow.
Origin of glow lamp
1880-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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glow lamp

a small light consisting of two or more electrodes in an inert gas, such as neon, at low pressure, across which an electrical discharge occurs when the voltage applied to the electrodes exceeds the ionization potential
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