phosphoresce definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • To continue in emitting light, unaccompanied by sensible heat or combustion, after exposure to and elimination of a source of radiation.
    • To shine since phosphorus; to-be phosphorescent; to emit a phosphoric light.
  • verb:
    • To exhibit phosphorescence
    • showing phosphorescence
  • others:
    • To shine, as phosphorus, by displaying a faint light without sensible temperature; give out a phosphorescent light.

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