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Geiger-Müller tube

noun, Physics.
a tube functioning as an ionization chamber within a Geiger counter.
Also called Geiger tube.
Origin of Geiger-Müller tube
First recorded in 1925-30; See origin at Geiger-Müller threshold Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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geiger tube in Medicine

Geiger tube n.
A metal or glass tube filled with gas and used with a geiger counter.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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