triboluminescence


tri·bo·lu·mi·nes·cence

noun \ˌtrī-bō-ˌlü-mə-ˈne-sən(t)s, ˈtri-\

Definition of TRIBOLUMINESCENCE

:  luminescence due to friction
tri·bo·lu·mi·nes·cent \-sənt\ adjective

Origin of TRIBOLUMINESCENCE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1889

tri·bo·lu·mi·nes·cence

noun \ˈtrī-bō-ˌlü-mə-ˈnes-ən(t)s, ˈtrib-ō-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TRIBOLUMINESCENCE

: luminescence due to friction
tri·bo·lu·mi·nes·cent \-ənt\ adjective

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