[ son-uh-loo-muh-nes-uhns ]
/ ˌsɒn əˌlu məˈnɛs əns /
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the emission of a flash of light accompanying the bursting of a bubble in a liquid when sound waves are passed through the liquid.
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OTHER WORDS FROM sonoluminescenceson·o·lu·mi·nes·cent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sonoluminescence
/ (ˌsəʊnəʊˌluːmɪˈnɛsəns) /
luminescence produced by ultrasound
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