triboluminescence

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noun tri·bo·lu·mi·nes·cence \ˌtrī-bō-ˌlü-mə-ˈne-sən(t)s, ˈtri-\

Definition of triboluminescence

  1. :  luminescence due to friction

triboluminescent

play \-sənt\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of triboluminescence

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1889


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triboluminescence

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noun tri·bo·lu·mi·nes·cence \ˈtrī-bō-ˌlü-mə-ˈnes-ən(t)s, ˈtrib-ō-\

Medical Definition of triboluminescence

  1. :  luminescence due to friction

triboluminescent

\-ənt\play adjective

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