neon lamp

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a lamp consisting of a small gas-discharge tube containing neon at low pressure

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Works included neon tubes that read: 'No Pain Like This Body, No Body Like This Pain' and 'If You Must Take My Life, Spare These Hands.
One of the first sword swallowing daredevils to try glass neon tubes instead died of cancer caused by long-term exposure to the chemicals used inside them.
Mark's Church stark naked, never hurrying, one at a time and stood facing the audience behind hanging neon tubes that obscured their faces.
He began to work with neon tubes in 1963 and the artist Dan Graham--a friend and exact contemporary of Flavin--recalls the neon going back to the hardware shop after exhibitions in the mid 60s (at one of which someone trod on a floor-mounted example).
Others have more Anglo-Saxon words in the title like FDestiny, featuring a mattress and neon tubes, both regular features in her work.
The Swedish manufacturing group ITAB Industri AB said on Wednesday (2 March) that it had decided to divest its property company ITAB Fastigheter i Nassjo AB and its neon tubes manufacturing operation ITAB Neon AB.
There's a momentary riot/as all the others try it/soon all the snakes, like neon tubes, ignite.
While incandescent lights and neon tubes are susceptible to damage from vibrations and shocks that can result in lamps that don't work and shards of broken glass, the robust solid-state construction of LEDs makes them practically unbreakable and able to endure the grind of everyday use.
CONCEPT: A parking garage that glows at night with more than a mile of neon tubes in soft pastel colors.
Set inside the glass wall, 140 slim neon tubes in hues of vivid blue and chartreuse flash to generate a constantly changing pattern of twinkling vertical lines, solids and voids.
One of the stars of the touring freak circus show,Circus of Horrors,Wasp Boy swallows neon tubes and hangs heavy weights from his pierced nipples and tongue.
But they did send her home with a handful of scrap neon tubes and some instructions on how to wire the lights into a transformer.
There is the Wasp Boy with the 16-inch waist, who swallows swords and neon tubes, has a six-inch nail driven through his tongue, hangs 60lb weights from his nipple rings before inserting a lighted neon tube in the place, where, as they say: 'the sun don't shine'.
They had great potential in advertising, since neon tubes shaped into letters just five inches high could be read from a distance of 200 feet.
Street Glow, makers of Skate-Neon accent kits, say their new neon tubes are just the things to promote safe skating at night.