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fluorescent

fluorescent

adjective fluo·res·cent \-sənt\

: producing light when electricity flows through a tube that is filled with a type of gas

: very bright

Full Definition of FLUORESCENT

1
:  having or relating to fluorescence
2
:  bright and glowing as a result of fluorescence <fluorescent inks>; broadly :  very bright in color
fluorescent noun
fluo·res·cent·ly adverb

First Known Use of FLUORESCENT

1853

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