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discharge tube

[′dis‚chärj ‚tüb]
(electronics)
An evacuated enclosure containing a gas at low pressure, through which current can flow when sufficient voltage is applied between metal electrodes in the tube. Also known as electric-discharge tube.
(mechanical engineering)
A tube through which steam and water are released into a boiler drum.
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When the discharge tube cap is removed, a brief but impressive stream of water may pour out.
29 June 2012 a[euro]" US electronic components manufacturer Bourns Inc announced the closure of its deal to acquire Jensen Devices AB, a Swedish-based company engaged in the design and production of gas discharge tubes (GDTs).
The propeller pumps at Clardy Fox are installed in discharge tubes that extend into the wet well.
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Increased adaptation of electronics in the automotive industry has increased the demand for electronic components due to which there is an up rise in the demand for gas discharge tube. The advancement of science & technology is expanding the electronics market due to the development of new electronic products.
Summary: A gas discharge tube is an electronic component in which the electrodes are arranged inside a tube-like structure, and are surrounded by gas within an insulating temperature-resistant envelope.