Definition of Phosphor in English :

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Phosphor meaning in English

Meaning of Phosphor in English

Pronunciation of Phosphor in English

Phosphor pronunciation in English

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Phosphor

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Noun

1. phosphor

a synthetic substance that is fluorescent or phosphorescent; used to coat the screens of cathode ray tubes

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Phosphor

see synonyms of phosphor
noun
a substance, such as the coating on a cathode-ray tube, capable of emitting light when irradiated with particles or electromagnetic radiation

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Phosphor

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noun
1.  [P-]; OLD-FASHIONED, Poetic
the morning star, esp. Venus
2. 
phosphorus: now esp. in phosphor bronze, a bronze having a very small amount of phosphorus in it
3. 
a phosphorescent or fluorescent substance

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Phosphor

see synonyms of phosphor
n.
1. A substance that exhibits phosphorescence.
2. The phosphorescent coating inside the screen of a cathode-ray tube.

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