Origin of fluorescence
OTHER WORDS FROM fluorescencenon·fluo·res·cence, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fluorescenceflorescence, fluorescence
Words nearby fluorescence
How to use fluorescence in a sentence
Not applying selection simply meant propagating the populations forward at random regardless of their fluorescence.
In the second phase, Zheng and his colleagues applied the same selection pressure across all three populations in order to have them evolve toward increased green fluorescence.
The lead halide perovskite domains made by fluorescence microscopy.How a New Solar and Lighting Technology Could Propel a Renewable Energy Transformation|Sam Stranks|September 3, 2020|Singularity Hub
A few weeks after the heat stress, this red fluorescence jumped.Going bright may help corals recover from bleaching|Carolyn Wilke|June 25, 2020|Science News For Students
The glow is produced through a process is known as fluorescence.
This solution will show a characteristic blue fluorescence when quinin is present.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
In other words, Grew seems to have observed the characteristic fluorescence of chlorophyll.
Anthracene is a white crystalline hydrocarbon, having a bluish fluorescence, melting at 213° C. and boiling above 360° C.Coal|Raphael Meldola
My Platinochloride develops octohedron crystals,—with a fine blue fluorescence.The Life and Letters of Lafcadio Hearn, Volume 1|Elizabeth Bisland
Mineral oils have a characteristic bloom, showing a greenish fluorescence when examined by transmitted light.Paint Technology and Tests|Henry A. Gardner
British Dictionary definitions for fluorescence
- the emission of light or other radiation from atoms or molecules that are bombarded by particles, such as electrons, or by radiation from a separate source. The bombarding radiation produces excited atoms, molecules, or ions and these emit photons as they fall back to the ground state
- such an emission of photons that ceases as soon as the bombarding radiation is discontinued
- such an emission of photons for which the average lifetime of the excited atoms and molecules is less than about 10 –8 seconds
Word Origin for fluorescence
Medical definitions for fluorescence
Other words from fluorescencefluo•res′cent adj.
Scientific definitions for fluorescence
Cultural definitions for fluorescence
The emission of light from an object as a result of bombardment by other kinds of electromagnetic radiation, such as x-rays or ultraviolet rays. Fluorescent materials may appear one color when bathed in visible light and another color when exposed to other kinds of electromagnetic radiation.