OTHER WORDS FROM luminescencelu·mi·nes·cent, adjectivenon·lu·mi·nes·cence, noun
Words nearby luminescence
How to use luminescence in a sentence
The images of the sky at night compares the luminescence of the US and Europe to that of Africa, providing a stark reflection of the fact that New York state alone consumes more energy than 48 countries in Africa.These Maps Reveal the Profound Progress and Peril of Modern Civilization|Robert Muggah|December 8, 2021|Singularity Hub
The luminescence dates securely placed Mtoto’s burial at 78,000 years ago, making it the oldest known human burial in Africa.A Cave Site in Kenya’s Forests Reveals the Oldest Human Burial in Africa|Alison Crowther|May 28, 2021|Singularity Hub
On the few occasions I did see the aurora, the photo evidence looked more like a spectral fog than ribbons of luminescence.
Tim said to me, “What if someone took a picture on their iPad and then used this method to turn iPad luminescence into oil paint?”Can You Paint Like Johannes Vermeer, Too?|Andrew Romano|December 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
And, ironically, in the darkness, he sees the luminescence of the jungle around him.The Tantric Sex in Avatar|Asra Q. Nomani|March 4, 2010|DAILY BEAST
It glowed in the room with a pearly luminescence, and she saw the man's eyes turning to it, drawn as if by magic.The Link|Alan Edward Nourse
The luminescence died; there was no longer light enough to penetrate to his helmet's darkened goggles.The Great Dome on Mercury|Arthur Leo Zagat
His left hand fell upon Assha's shoulder, turning the man half around as Ross, too, stepped upon the patch of luminescence.The Time Traders|Andre Norton
Then, swiftly as it had come, it was gone, and only a small globe of white luminescence floated above the great hulking machine.The Last Evolution|John Wood Campbell
Hungrily the Earth man stared at his distant flash pistols, plainly visible in the luminescence of their fungus bedding.
British Dictionary definitions for luminescence
- the emission of light at low temperatures by any process other than incandescence, such as phosphorescence or chemiluminescence
- the light emitted by such a process