crystalloluminescence

noun

crys·​tal·​lo·​luminescence
¦kristə(ˌ)lō+
: the emission of light by certain substances while crystallizing (as by common salt while precipitating from a hot solution of alcohol)
crystalloluminescent
"+
adjective

Word History

Etymology

crystall- + luminescence

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“Crystalloluminescence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crystalloluminescence. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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