phosphoroscope definition

  • noun:
    • Any of a number of devices regularly measure phosphorescence, also to distinguish it from fluorescence
    • An apparatus for watching the phosphorescence produced in various bodies by the action of light, as well as measuring its extent.
    • a guitar for. measuring the extent of evanescent, phospho' resceuce in different substances.
    • A philosophical toy consisting of cup tubes containing various phosphorescent substances and organized in a box.
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