brush discharge

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A luminous discharge from a conductor that takes the form of luminous branching threads that penetrate into the surrounding gas. It is a form of corona and it occurs when the electric field near the surface of the conductor exceeds a certain value but is not sufficiently high for a spark to appear.

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