Meaning of GEISSLER TUBE in English

GEISSLER TUBE

/guys"leuhr/

a sealed glass tube with platinum connections at the ends, containing rarefied gas made luminous by an electrical discharge.

[ 1865-70; named after H. Geissler (1814-79), German inventor ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .