verb (used without object), fluo·resced, fluo·resc·ing.
Words nearby fluoresce
Origin of fluoresce
OTHER WORDS FROM fluorescefluo·resc·er, noun
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Certain crystals, like barium platinum cyanide, fluoresce when struck by the "X" rays.Physics|Willis Eugene Tower
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.The Nature of Animal Light|E. Newton Harvey