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phosphorescence

phos·pho·res·cence

phosphorescence

 
pronunciation:
fas f re sns
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the emission of light with little heat that results from the absorption of radiation and persists after the radiation exposure has ceased.
definition 2: the glow or luminescence that is caused by this.
derivations: phosphorescent (adj.), phosphorescently (adv.)
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The word phosphorescence contains the following part:
phor, -phore Greek root that means carry, bear