phosphoresce

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verb phos·pho·resce \ˌfäs-fə-ˈres\

Definition of phosphoresce

phosphoresced

;

phosphorescing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to exhibit phosphorescence

Origin and Etymology of phosphoresce

probably back-formation from phosphorescent


First Known Use: 1795


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phosphoresce

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intransitive verb phos·pho·resce \ˌfäs-fə-ˈres\

Medical Definition of phosphoresce

phosphoresced

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phosphorescing

  1. :  to exhibit phosphorescence

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