glow-discharge tube

glow-discharge tube

[¦glō ¦dis‚chärj ‚tüb]
(electronics)
A gas tube that depends for its operation on the properties of a glow discharge. Also known as glow-discharge cold-cathode tube; glow tube.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.