Definition of phosphorescent
: exhibiting phosphorescence
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A set of what looked like elongated floodlights turned on, phosphorescent green dots blinking in neat grids on their surfaces.
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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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