Meaning of GEISSLER TUBE in English
- GEISSLER TUBE
A glass tube provided with platinum electrodes, and containing some gas under very low tension, which becomes luminous when an electrical discharge is passed through it; -- so called from the name of a noted maker in germany. It is called also Plucker tube, from the German physicist who devised it.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012