an electron tube the envelope of which contains a highly rarefied gas.
- Also called discharge tube.
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How to use gas tube in a sentence
It is provided with a single gas socket, into which either a large or small gas tube may be screwed.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
A brush flame from the larger gas tube of the single blowpipe table is most suitable for the work of bending the tubes.On Laboratory Arts | Richard Threlfall
To keep ashes and dust out of the gas tube, lumps of charcoal are heaped up to the height of the top of the flue.
The air tube, l, passes into the gas tube and is continued concentrically within the latter.
One, a steamer, is being nursed by means of a gas tube to keep the fire-box warm.The Strand Magazine, Vol. 1 - No. 1, | Various