Richard C. Holbrooke was the most luminescent foreign-policy figure of my generation.
Seen beside the two luminescent elegies, the rest of the essays in the collection appear in long shadows.
Stanton stood still, trying to probe the luminescent gloom that the goggles he wore brought to his eyes.
About his head there began to float a pale, luminescent sphere.
Apart from the fitful gleams of luminescent animals, there is utter darkness in the deep waters.
None of the luminescent animals which I have studied are at all affected by cyanides.
"TAXI" a luminescent arrow glowed at him directingly as he came abreast of it.
He looked around him, trying to probe the luminescent gloom that the goggles he wore brought to his eyes.
Either the mycelium alone or the fruiting body alone, or both, may be luminescent.
Such bodies we speak of as luminescent, and in this category belong all luminous animals.
Fluorescence and Phosphorescence -- Prof. E. Wiedmann has made a new study of these phenomena. He proposes the general name luminescence for evolutions of light which do not depend on the temperature of the substance concerned. ["Photographic News," April 20, 1888]
luminescence lu·mi·nes·cence (lōō'mə-něs'əns)
The emission of light that does not derive energy from the temperature of the emitting body, as in fluorescence and bioluminescence.
The light so emitted.