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electroluminescent

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adjective elec·tro·lu·mi·nes·cent \i-ˌlek-trō-ˌlü-mə-ˈne-sənt\

Definition of electroluminescent

  1. :  of or relating to luminescence resulting from a high-frequency discharge through a gas or from application of a current to a layer of phosphor

electroluminescence

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Circa 1909

First Known Use of electroluminescent

circa 1909


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