cathode glow

cathode glow

[′kath‚ōd ‚glō]
(electronics)
The luminous glow that covers all or part of the cathode in a glow-discharge cold-cathode tube.
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Interviewed in the cathode glow of a blank TV screen in a bunker beneath the Sky-walker Ranch, Lucas is portrayed as a prisoner of the empire he created, surrounded by an army of assistants slavishly building the "Star Wars" mythology byte by byte.