phosphorescence: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (fos"fu-res'uns), [key]
- the property of being luminous at temperatures below incandescence, as from slow oxidation in the case of phosphorus or after exposure to light or other radiation.
- a luminous appearance resulting from this.
- any luminous radiation emitted from a substance after the removal of the exciting agent.
- phosphorescence (Thesaurus)
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