luminesce


lu·mi·nesce

verb \ˌlü-mə-ˈnes\
lu·mi·nescedlu·mi·nesc·ing

Definition of LUMINESCE

intransitive verb
:  to exhibit luminescence

Origin of LUMINESCE

back-formation from luminescent
First Known Use: 1896

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