Dictionary Definition

phosphorescence n : a fluorescence that persists after the bombarding radiation has ceased

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English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) /ˌfɒsfəˈɹɛsəns/, /%fQsf@"rEs@ns/
  • (US) /ˌfɑːsfəˈrɛsəns/, /%fA:sf@"rEs@ns/

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Noun

  1. The emission of light without any perceptible heat; the quality of being phosphorescent.

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Extensive Definition

phosphorescence in Bengali: অনুপ্রভা
phosphorescence in Belarusian (Tarashkevitsa): Фосфарэсцэнцыя
phosphorescence in Bosnian: Fosforescencija
phosphorescence in German: Phosphoreszenz
phosphorescence in Modern Greek (1453-): Φωσφορισμός
phosphorescence in Spanish: Fosforescencia
phosphorescence in Persian: فسفرسانس
phosphorescence in French: Phosphorescence
phosphorescence in Galician: Fosforescencia
phosphorescence in Italian: Fosforescenza
phosphorescence in Dutch: Fosforescentie
phosphorescence in Japanese: 燐光
phosphorescence in Polish: Fosforescencja
phosphorescence in Portuguese: Fosforescência
phosphorescence in Russian: Фосфоресценция
phosphorescence in Slovak: Fosforescencia
phosphorescence in Finnish: Fosforesenssi
phosphorescence in Vietnamese: Lân quang
phosphorescence in Turkish: Fosforesans
phosphorescence in Ukrainian: Фосфоресценція
phosphorescence in Chinese: 磷光

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