Geissler bulb

noun

Geiss·​ler bulb
ˈgīslə(r)-
: a potash bulb consisting usually of two upper bulbs connected by three lower smaller bulbs
often used in plural

Word History

Etymology

after Heinrich Geissler †1879 German mechanic

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“Geissler bulb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Geissler%20bulb. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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