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phosphoresce

[ fos-fuh-res ]
/ 藢f蓲s f蓹藞r蓻s /
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verb (used without object), phos路pho路resced, phos路pho路resc路ing.
to be luminous without sensible heat, as phosphorus.
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Origin of phosphoresce

First recorded in 1785鈥95; phosphor(us) + -esce
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British Dictionary definitions for phosphoresce

phosphoresce
/ (藢f蓲sf蓹藞r蓻s) /

verb
(intr) to exhibit phosphorescence
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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