[ ih-lek-troh-loo-muh-nes-uhns ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊˌlu məˈnɛs əns /
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luminescence produced by the activation of a dielectric phosphor by an alternating current.
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OTHER WORDS FROM electroluminescencee·lec·tro·lu·mi·nes·cent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for electroluminescence
/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˌluːmɪˈnɛsəns) /
- the emission of light by a phosphor when activated by an alternating field or by a gas when activated by an electric discharge
- the light emitted by this process
Derived forms of electroluminescenceelectroluminescent, adjective
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