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OTHER WORDS FROM phosphorescencesem·i·phos·pho·res·cence, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for phosphorescence
Olwen's soft bright glance slid away from him even as the phosphorescence slid away from the oars.The Disturbing Charm|Berta Ruck
Diamonds susceptible of phosphorescence exhibit it either after a heat not raised to redness, or the electric discharge.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
This was a broad and extensive sheet of phosphorescence extending from east to west as far as the eye could reach.The Ocean World:|Louis Figuier
At other times, again, the phosphorescence is still more partial.
The sea is like molten silver with phosphorescence under the lash of the wind.In the Ranks of the C.I.V.|Erskine Childers
British Dictionary definitions for phosphorescence
- a fluorescence that persists after the bombarding radiation producing it has stopped
- a fluorescence for which the average lifetime of the excited atoms is greater than 10 –8 seconds