phosphorescent definition

  • adjective:
    • getting the residential property of emitting light for some time following the way to obtain excitation is removed, e.g., in electrostatic storage tubes and cathode-ray tubes.
    • Shining with a phosphoric light; luminous without practical heat.
    • emitting light without appreciable temperature as by sluggish oxidation of phosphorous
  • noun:
    • A phosphorescent substance.
    • A substance having the home of phosphorescence, or luminosity without temperature.
  • others:
    • Shining with a faint light or luminosity that way of phosphorus; luminous without practical temperature.

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