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phos•phor



Pronunciation: (fos'fur, -fôr), [key]
n.
1. any of a number of substances that exhibit luminescence when struck by light of certain wavelengths, as by ultraviolet.
2. Literary.a phosphorescent substance.

adj.
Archaic.phosphorescent.

Phos•phor



Pronunciation: (fos'fur, -fôr), [key]
n.
the morning star, esp. Venus. Also,Phos•phorePronunciation: (fos'fôr, -fōr), [key] Phosphorus.

phosphor-




var. of phosphoro- before a vowel: phosphorate.

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