Examples of fluorescence in a Sentence
studied the fluorescence of certain elements
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According to Wong, the fluorescence makes the frogs 30 percent brighter during twilight and 19 percent brighter during the full moon.
Using a portable tool called Elio developed by XGLab, Del Federico and her team were able to scan the painting with macro X-ray fluorescence.
Tricks like using a yellow or rose gold setting, and picking a stone with some blue fluorescence, can both make a stone with a low color rating look whiter, Hirsch said.
The agency, which Zayner hadn’t contacted before selling his product, argued the fluorescence could be classified as a color additive and therefore falls under FDA regulation.
Researchers recently used a portable macro X-ray fluorescence instrument called ELIO to peel back the layers of dirt and ash on a painting of a young woman in Herculaneum’s House of the Mosaic Atrium.
She and her technicians will use a variety of scans, including infrared and X-ray fluorescence, to analyze this canvas and a few others.
In 2015, the nine balls were tested using X-ray fluorescence spectrometry (XRF) and compared to fragments of the statue in the collection of the New York Historical Society.
A detector keeps close watch over the procession, looking for blips of fluorescence at the tag’s particular wavelength.
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Origin and Etymology of fluorescence
First Known Use: 1852See Words from the same year
Synonymsblaze, flare, light, glare, gleam, glow, illumination, incandescence, luminescence, radiance, shine
Related Wordsflash, glimmer, glint, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle; daylight, moonlight, sunlight, sunshine; afterglow, aureole (or aureola), aurora, beam, halo, ray, shaft, streak, stream, sunbeam; glisten, gloss, luster (or lustre), polish, reflection, sheen
Near Antonymsblackness, dark, darkness, dimness, dusk, duskiness, gloom, night, shadow
medical Definition of fluorescence
fluorescentplay \-ˈes-ᵊnt\ adjective
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