- phos·pho·res·cent·ly, adverb
- sem·i·phos·pho·res·cent, adjective
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How to use phosphorescent in a sentence
My eyes traveled up their phosphorescent legs to their faces and back down again.
Amid was phosphorescent with love for his wife and kids, his sisters, his in-laws, his mom.Amid Capeci, Decorated Magazine Designer, Dies at 50 | Jeff Giles | March 3, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Japanese matted floor, even in darkness, gives out a sort of ghostly, phosphorescent glow.The Dragon Painter | Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Inside each was a small projection apparently of a fungoid character, that was phosphorescent.The Devil-Tree of El Dorado | Frank Aubrey
The waiters were all Martian slaves, he noticed, their phosphorescent owl-eyes smoldering in the dim blue light.Security | Poul William Anderson
The air and the plain were literally sparkling with the phosphorescent light of the fire-fly.The Indian in his Wigwam | Henry R. Schoolcraft
During my fortnight's stay I often sat listening to the eloquent silence of these phosphorescent nights.
British Dictionary definitions for phosphorescent
exhibiting or having the property of phosphorescence
- phosphorescently, adverb
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