Definitions for tube, electric

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tube, electric

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Tube, Electric

    A tube of glass around which is pasted a series of tinfoil circles, diamonds, or little squares, or other form of interrupted conductor. The pieces generally are placed in the line of a spiral. When a static discharge of electricity takes place along the conductor a row of bright sparks is produced at the breaks in the conductor. These by reflection are multiplied apparently, and a beautiful effect of intersecting or crossing spirals of sparks is presented. The experiment is in line with the luminous pane and lightning jar, and is used merely as a demonstration, or lecture experiment. Synonym--Luminous Tube.

Translation

Find a translation for the tube, electric definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these tube, electric definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"tube, electric." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 3 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/tube, electric>.

Are we missing a good definition for tube, electric?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for tube, electric: