glass switch

glass switch

[¦glas ′swich]
(electronics)
An amorphous solid-state device used to control the flow of electric current. Also known as ovonic device.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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