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luminesce

[ loo-muh-nes ]
/ 藢lu m蓹藞n蓻s /
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verb (used without object), lu路mi路nesced, lu路mi路nesc路ing.
to exhibit luminescence.
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Origin of luminesce

First recorded in 1895鈥1900; back formation from luminescent
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British Dictionary definitions for luminesce

luminesce
/ (藢lu藧m瑟藞n蓻s) /

verb
(intr) to exhibit luminescence

Word Origin for luminesce

back formation from luminescent
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