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neon lamp

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(Electrical Engineering) a glass bulb or tube containing neon at low pressure that gives a pink or red glow when a voltage is applied
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Noun1.neon lamp - a lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure; luminescence is produced by the action of currents at high frequencies that are wrapped a few turns around the tube
lamp - an artificial source of visible illumination
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