electric glow

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n electric glow an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
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Usage

In literature:

It was getting dark, however, and soon electric lights began to glow on the paneled ceiling and along the deep cornice.
"Partners of the Out-Trail" by Harold Bindloss
What makes an electric light glow?
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
They were concrete; a hair-crack would have been visible in the electric glow; there was no break.
"The Million-Dollar Suitcase" by Alice MacGowan
In the glow of the little electric lantern I saw his lean young face tense with the fierce effort of his thought.
"Astounding Stories, March, 1931" by Various
The feeble glow of light came from an electric lantern on a small desk.
"Take the Reason Prisoner" by John Joseph McGuire
He caught her by the arm and drew her into the light of an electric bulb that glowed above the section boss's door.
"Jap Herron" by Emily Grant Hutchings
Right and left, two little electric lamps and above the swinging mirror, a shaded bulb shedding a candid glow.
"A Bed of Roses" by W. L. George
Electric paper lighted them with a suffused and generous glow.
"A Republic Without a President and Other Stories" by Herbert Ward
He blinked at the glowing electrics.
"Whispering Wires" by Henry Leverage
On the upper plane an electric torch glowed brightly, pointing westward.
"H.M.S. ----" by Klaxon
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In poetry:

And I have watched the electric cities glow
With their impersonal and hiding light
Where women with the masklike faces walked
The worn and human-hunting ways of night.
"For 1939" by Paul Engle
There is no magic from your presence here,
Ho, moon, sad moon, tuck up your trailing robe,
Whose silver seems antique and so severe
Against the glow of one electric globe.
"Song of the Moon" by Claude McKay

In news:

St Elmo's fire is a brushlike or treelike electrical discharge around an object in the atmosphere, often accompanied by a bluish glow and a hissing, crackling noise.
Martinez realized he could use Orbs to signal changes in electrical rates, programming them to glow green when the grid was underused — and, thus, electricity cheaper — and red during peak hours when customers were paying more for power.
Great looking 36 size racer for glow and electric power in the Horizon booth.
Although it was designed for a small glow engine, I decided to modify and power it with electric using a Torque 930 motor, 35A ESC and a 1350mAh 3-cell LiPo battery.
Your guide to the automated farming technologies, lab-grown meat, glowing bacteria, and sewage-to-electricity converters that will help vertical farming take off.
Gas lighting fixtures from Bevolo Gas and Electric Lights in New Orleans provide the perfect ambient glow for evenings under the stars.
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In science:

The phenomena of electric field reversal in glow discharges is discussed.
Electron Trapping by Electric Field Reversals in Glow Discharges
The phenomena of field reversal of the axial electric field in the negative glow of a dc discharge has been discussed since a long time in literature [1, 2].
Electron Trapping by Electric Field Reversals in Glow Discharges
Electric field reversals operate as a self-regulator mechanism of glow discharges.
Electron Trapping by Electric Field Reversals in Glow Discharges
This approach have been addressed by other authors [23, 24] to explain how the electrical field inversion occurs at the interface between the plasma sheath and the beginning of the negative glow.
Electron Trapping by Electric Field Reversals in Glow Discharges
The magnitude of the minimum electric field depends on the length of the negative glow l0 .
Electron Trapping by Electric Field Reversals in Glow Discharges
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