Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

fluoresce

play
verb fluo·resce \flu̇-ˈres, flȯ-\

Definition of fluoresce

fluo·rescedfluo·resc·ing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to produce, undergo, or exhibit fluorescence

fluo·resc·er noun



Medical Dictionary

fluoresce

play play play
intransitive verb flu·o·resce \ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ˈes, flōr-, flȯr-\

Medical Definition of fluoresce

flu·o·rescedflu·o·resc·ing

  1. :  to produce, undergo, or exhibit fluorescence




Learn More about fluoresce

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "fluoresce"


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up fluoresce? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

February 7, 2016

a slight offense

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image1037863653

Which of the following refers to thin, bending ice, or to the act of running over such ice?

duvet kittly-benders pince-nez spindrift
Name That Thing

10 quick questions: hear them, spell them, and see how your skills compare to the crowd.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ