Meaning of fluorescent

fluo•res•cent

Pronunciation: (floo-res'unt, flô-, flō-), [key]
— adj.
  1. possessing the property of fluorescence; exhibiting fluorescence.
  2. strikingly bright, vivid, or glowing: plastic toys in fluorescent colors.
—n.
  1. a lighting fixture that utilizes a fluorescent lamp.
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