(koo′lĭj )

[William D. Coolidge, U.S. physicist and chemist, 1873-1975]
A kind of hot-cathode tube that is so highly exhausted that the residual gas plays no part in the production of the cathode stream, and that is regulated by variable heating of the cathode filament.

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