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sonoluminescence

[son-uh-loo-muh-nes-uh ns]
noun Physics.
  1. 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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Related formsson·o·lu·mi·nes·cent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for sonoluminescence

sonoluminescence

noun
  1. luminescence produced by ultrasound
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