glow discharge

noun

Definition of glow discharge

: a luminous electrical discharge without sparks through a gas

First Known Use of glow discharge

1844, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of glow discharge was in 1844

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“Glow discharge.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glow%20discharge. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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