Alternative term: Fluorescent Tube
A discharge lamp in which most of the light is emitted by a layer of fluorescent material excited by the ultraviolet radiation from the discharge.
Note: The terms Tube Fluorescent in French, and, in German, Leuchtstoffsroehre and Fluoreszenzroehre are also used, particularly in the case of cold cathode fluorescent lamps.
Reference: C.I.E. (modified)
Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)
Celsius (previously Centigrade)
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