verb (used without object), fluo·resced, fluo·resc·ing.
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Origin of fluoresce
OTHER WORDS FROM fluorescefluo·resc·er, noun
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One clue came from looking at this Hydrilla under microscope lighting that can make certain substances fluoresce.A toxin behind mysterious eagle die-offs may have finally been found|Susan Milius|March 26, 2021|Science News
For the weak-selection condition, the researchers propagated all green fluorescing organisms, including the weakest.
Molecules fluoresce when they absorb higher energy light and release lower energy light.Glowing blue helps shield this tardigrade from harmful ultraviolet light|Jonathan Lambert|October 13, 2020|Science News
If there are multiple ways they fluoresce, that would hint that the ability to glow evolved independently in different species.
Certain crystals, like barium platinum cyanide, fluoresce when struck by the "X" rays.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
Various stains on the paper fluoresce yellow, which also indicates a considerable history for the document.
Liquids which fluoresce only do so while the exciting light is falling on them, ceasing immediately the exciting light is cut off.
Some substances also, which fluoresce at ordinary temperatures, will phosphoresce at low temperatures.
Diamonds, rubies and many minerals fluoresce brilliantly in the path of cathode rays.