phosphoresce

verb
phos·​pho·​resce | \ ˌfäs-fə-ˈres How to pronounce phosphoresce (audio) \
phosphoresced; phosphorescing

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First Known Use of phosphoresce

1795, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for phosphoresce

probably back-formation from phosphorescent

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The first known use of phosphoresce was in 1795

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phosphoresce

intransitive verb
phos·​pho·​resce | \ ˌfäs-fə-ˈres How to pronounce phosphoresce (audio) \
phosphoresced; phosphorescing

Medical Definition of phosphoresce

: to exhibit phosphorescence

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