Definition of Electric glow
1. Noun. An electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere.
Generic synonyms: Arc, Discharge, Electric Arc, Electric Discharge, Spark
Lexicographical Neighbors of Electric Glow
Literary usage of Electric glow
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A History of Electricity: (The Intellectual Rise in Electricity) from by Park Benjamin (1898)
"... electric glow.1 light produced proceeds from some quality in the glass (upon such as friction or motion given it), and not from the mercury, ..."
2. The Electrical Engineer (1898)
"Improvements in holders for electric glow lamps. William Geipel, Frederick MT Lange, ... Improved fastening for the heads of electric glow lamps. ..."
3. Discoveries and Inventions of the Nineteenth Century by Robert Routledge (1896)
"The great advantages offered by electric glow lamps over gas-lights caused them to be speedily adopted by the most enterprising managers of theatres and ..."