Definition of Phosphorescent in English :

Define Phosphorescent in English

Phosphorescent meaning in English

Meaning of Phosphorescent in English

Pronunciation of Phosphorescent in English

Phosphorescent pronunciation in English

Pronounce Phosphorescent in English


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1. phosphorescent

emitting light without appreciable heat as by slow oxidation of phosphorous

Example Sentences:
'the phosphorescent glow of decaying wood'

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see synonyms of phosphorescent
exhibiting or having the property of phosphorescence

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see synonyms of phosphorescent
1. Persistent emission of light following exposure to and removal of incident radiation.
2. Emission of light without appreciable heat, as from chemiluminescence of phosphorus or bioluminescence of living organisms.

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