gas-discharge lamp

Definitions

Cars & Driving

  • noun
    (written as gas discharge lamp)
    a discharge lamp in which light is generated by gas discharge

Electronics

  • A lamp which produces light when the gas it contains, usually at a low pressure, becomes ionized by an electric discharge passed through it. An example is a fluorescent lamp. Also known as gas-filled lamp (2), discharge lamp, electric-discharge lamp, or vapor lamp.
  • synonymgas-filled lamp
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