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phos•pho•res•cence



Pronunciation: (fos"fu-res'uns), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phosphorescence.html on line 75 [key]
n.
1. 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.
2. a luminous appearance resulting from this.
3. any luminous radiation emitted from a substance after the removal of the exciting agent.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/phosphorescence.html on line 121 phosphorescence (Encyclopedia)

 

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