gas current

gas current

[′gas ‚kə·rənt]
(electronics)
A positive-ion current produced by collisions between electrons and residual gas molecules in an electron tube. Also known as ionization current.
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Any such projections or statements reflect Black Ridge Oil & Gas current views about future events and financial performance.
The extinguishers firstly cut the gas current in the pipes, then quenched
The gas current has been stopped and the fire was put down," said Magdi Tawfiq, CEO of the company.
This creates a super-fine filament that is lengthened and cooled by a powerful gas current.
While the oxidation of the metal also brings in an additional thermal energy which contributes to melting the tungsten alloy with the oxygen, the melt is made stiffen and cools down fast using the nitrogen gas current.
After a declining trend since 2000, in 2004 oil and gas current account showed a deficit of US$ 1.
Todd Hoeksema, used Stanford's Wilcox Solar Observatory to find evidence for convection: gas currents moving east and west across the surface of the sun.
You can explore the sun with embossed color pictures of swirling gas currents, dark sunspots, curving magnetic fields and explosive eruptions," she said.