Origin of phosphor
Origin of Phosphor
Examples from the Web for phosphor
Historical Examples of phosphor
Phosphor bronze is used for very strong castings and bearings.Oxy-Acetylene Welding and Cutting
Harold P. Manly
A "phosphor" is in reality an example of a solid solution and is the basis of some kinds of luminous paints.The Nature of Animal Light
E. Newton Harvey
The ram is divided inside into two compartments, each having a phosphor bronze air piston.
Phosphor fires edged the keel; a trailing rope was revealed as a luminous streak.The Unknown Sea
And whether he wished or no, Peter was drawn to follow the figure, which he could make out by the phosphor gleam of it.Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete
Charles M. Skinner
Word Origin for phosphor
"morning star," 1630s, from Latin phosphorus "the morning star" (see phosphorus). Meaning "anything phosphorescent" is from 1705.