gas-discharge display



  • noun
    (written as gas discharge display)
    a flat, lightweight display screen that is made of two flat pieces of glass covered with a grid of conductors, separated by a thin layer of a gas which luminesces when one point of the grid is selected by two electric signals.


  • A display, usually consisting of a numerical readout, in which each digit segment is illuminated by the glow of an ionized gas.
  • synonymgas-plasma display