Definition of Neon tube

1. Noun. A lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure; luminescence is produced by the action of currents at high frequencies that are wrapped a few turns around the tube.

Exact synonyms: Neon Induction Lamp, Neon Lamp
Generic synonyms: Lamp



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neon Tube

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neon
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neon fish
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neon induction lamp
neon lamp
neon light
neon lighting
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neon signs
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neon tetras
neon tube (current term)
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Literary usage of Neon tube

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Principles of Radio Communication by John Harold Morecroft, A. Pinto, Walter Andrew Curry (1921)
"The effect of the parallel connection of the neon tube is of course to raise the ... The neon tube and incandescent lamp are exceptions to this rule, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1909)
"Professor JA Fleming, FRS, uses a neon tube as a detector for the wave-length of Hertzian waves in his apparatus for measuring them. ..."

3. Principles of Radio Communication by John Harold Morecroft, A. Pinto, Walter Andrew Curry (1921)
"The effect of the parallel connec- ion of the neon tube is of course to raise the ... The neon tube and incandescent lamp are exceptions to this rule, ..."

4. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy and Telephony by John Ambrose Fleming (1919)
"If such a neon tube is connected to the terminals of the tubular condenser, then, when the capacity and inductance are altered and the oscillation in the ..."

5. Cyclopedia of Applied Electricity: A General Reference Work on Direct by American Technical Society (1916)
"neon tube Light. Characteristics and Advantages of Method. ... The neon tube gives about 200 candle-power per meter of length as against about 60 ..."

6. An Elementary Manual of Radiotelegraphy and Radiotelephony for Students and by John Ambrose Fleming (1916)
"If such a neon tube is connected to the terminals of the tubular condenser, then when the capacity and inductance are altered and the oscillation in the ..."

7. An Elementary Manual of Radiotelegraphy and Radiotelephony for Students and by John Ambrose Fleming (1911)
"If such a neon tube is connected to the terminals of the tubular condenser, then when the capacity and inductance are altered and the oscillation in the ..."

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