Definition of Geiger tube

1. Noun. An ionization chamber contained in a tube in a Geiger counter.

Exact synonyms: Geiger-muller Tube
Group relationships: Geiger Counter, Geiger-muller Counter
Generic synonyms: Ionization Chamber, Ionization Tube



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geiger Tube

Geddies
Gedoelstia
Geelong
Geert Geerts
Geffrey
Geglossaceae
Gehenna
Gehrig
Geigel's reflex
Geiger
Geiger-Muller counter
Geiger-Muller tube
Geiger-Müller counter
Geiger counter
Geiger counters
Geiger tube
Geisel
Geissler tube
Geissler tubes
Geist
Gekkonidae
Gelderland
Gelechia
Gelechia gossypiella
Gelechiidae
Gelendzhik
Gelineau
Gelineau's syndrome
Gell-Mann
Gell and Coombs Classification

Literary usage of Geiger tube

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1. Subsurface Characterization and Monitoring Techniques: Vol. 1: Solids ...by J. Russell Boulding by J. Russell Boulding (1996)
"... (b) Figure 1.5.4 Radiation detection instruments: (a) Portable geiger tube detector; (b) Schematic of a simple scintillation counter (Glasstone, 1967). ..."

2. The Modern Revolution in Physics by Benjamin Crowell (2003)
"... together with the following diabolical apparatus (which one must keep out of the direct clutches of the cat) : In a geiger tube [ radiation detector] ..."

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