the dark region between the cathode and the cathode glow in a vacuum tube, occurring when the pressure is low.
Francis William, 1877–1945, English physicist and chemist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1922. Contemporary Examples Americans now own famous teams like Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal, and Aston Villa. How Two Incidents of Alleged Racism in English Soccer Have Shocked the Sport Edward Platt December 22, 2011 Since then it has been on display at Aston Martin’s […]
dazed; bewildered; filled with consternation. Historical Examples The many were astonied at him; his visage was so marred more than men, and his form than the children of men. The Expositor’s Bible George Adam Smith Then looked they on her, and saw her so fair that they were all astonied. Aucassin and Nicolete Andrew Lang […]
to fill with sudden and overpowering surprise or wonder; amaze: Her easy humor and keen intellect astonished me. Contemporary Examples To question that which seems to have ceased forever to astonish us. To Dream a Dream: Georges Perec’s Night Visions Lauren Elkin December 25, 2013 They frighten a few people (mostly each other), are rude […]
to fill with sudden and overpowering surprise or wonder; amaze: Her easy humor and keen intellect astonished me. Contemporary Examples Nevertheless, I am astonished at the percentage of people who find the Kimmel videos morally unproblematic. Why Jimmy Kimmel’s Lies Matter Sam Harris November 18, 2013 I was astonished by his work and very grateful […]