[ flaw-res-uhns, floh-, fluh- ]
/ flɔˈrɛs əns, floʊ-, flə- /
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the act, state, or period of flowering; bloom.
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Origin of florescence
OTHER WORDS FROM florescenceflo·res·cent, adjectivere·flo·res·cence, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH florescenceflorescence , fluorescence
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How to use florescence in a sentence
The florescent orange tube left your lips tasting like artificial cheese.The 21 Worst Food Ideas Ever||September 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Designer Frida Giannini let the collection scream not-so-subtle sexuality, with florescent pinks, silk and red-hot silhouettes.Photo of The Day: Gucci’s ‘Unfussy Femininity’|Anna Klassen|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Even amid the flames, the florescent lights seemed a little dimmer than ever at The Office.Axe The Office!|Jace Lacob|June 29, 2010|DAILY BEAST
There are also florescent details in the halos, drapery, and so forth, which are closer to Agostino di Duccio than to Donatello.Donatello|David Lindsay, Earl of Crawford
British Dictionary definitions for florescence
/ (flɔːˈrɛsəns) /
the process, state, or period of flowering
Word Origin for florescence
C18: from New Latin flōrēscentia, from Latin flōrēscere to come into flower
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