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calorescence

[kal-uh-res-uh ns]
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noun Physics.
  1. incandescence caused by absorption of radiation having a frequency below that of visible light.
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Origin of calorescence

1855–65; < Latin calor heat + -escence
Related formscal·o·res·cent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for calorescence

calorescence

noun
  1. physics the absorption of radiation by a body, subsequently re-emitted at a higher frequency (lower wavelength)
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Derived Formscalorescent, adjective
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