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gas tube:

see electron tubeelectron tube,
device consisting of a sealed enclosure in which electrons flow between electrodes separated either by a vacuum (in a vacuum tube) or by an ionized gas at low pressure (in a gas tube).
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gas tube

[′gas ‚tüb]
(electronics)
An electron tube into which a small amount of gas or vapor is admitted after the tube has been evacuated; ionization of gas molecules during operation greatly increases current flow.
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Consider assembling the gas tube to the gas block before it is fastened to the barrel and DON'T FORGET THE BARREL NUT if the barrel isn't already assembled to the upper receiver.
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offers 19 models in the LTS Series of industrial and commercial infrared gas tube heaters for radiant heating applications.
Inside the barrel is a gas tube against which the "rounds" seal upon chambering.
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Space-Ray's new series of compact, industrial-strength Cold Blocker Infrared Gas Tube Heaters, until now only available for industrial applications, offers contractors the ability to heat areas previously left unheated or warmed at a high cost.
Nothing could have saved him once he took those first sucks out of the gas tube.
As gases are required in the chamber, they are introduced through a unique gas tube shower system and controlled by the revolutionary COY Oxygen Controller.
I was in one drawer four times and couldn't find a particular gas tube, even though it was staring me in the face.
This year's winner, Daniel Sargent, a civilian avionics technician at Lakenheath, who comes from Pennsylvania, spent 20 hours making his pistol- shaped peashooter out of a lump of mahogany and a length of old gas tube.
When you shorten the barrel, you must adjust the gas system, both the length of the gas tube and the size of the gas port.