phosphorescent

adjective phos·pho·res·cent \ ˌfäs-fə-ˈre-sᵊnt \

Definition of phosphorescent

: exhibiting phosphorescence

phosphorescently

adverb

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First Known Use of phosphorescent

1767


PHOSPHORESCENT Defined for English Language Learners

phosphorescent

adjective

Definition of phosphorescent for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to a type of light that glows softly in the dark and that does not produce heat


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phosphorescent

adjective phos·pho·res·cent \ -ᵊnt \

medical Definition of phosphorescent

: exhibiting phosphorescence


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