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phosphorescence

 [fos″fo-res´ens]
the emission of light without appreciable heat; it is characterized by the emission of absorbed light after a delay and at a considerably longer wavelength than that of the absorbed light. adj., adj phosphores´cent.

phos·pho·res·cence

(fos'fŏ-res'ĕnts),
The quality or property of emitting light without active combustion or the production of heat, generally as the result of prior exposure to radiation, which persists after the inciting cause is removed.
[G. phōs, light, + phoros, bearing]

phosphorescence

(fŏs′fə-rĕs′əns)
n.
1. Persistent emission of light following exposure to and removal of incident radiation.
2. Emission of light without appreciable heat, as from chemiluminescence of phosphorus or bioluminescence of living organisms.

phos′pho·res′cent adj.
phos′pho·res′cent·ly adv.

phos·pho·res·cence

(fosfŏr-esĕns)
The quality or property of emitting light with neither active combustion nor production of heat, generally as the result of prior exposure to radiation, which persists after the inciting cause is removed.
[G. phōs, light, + phoros, bearing]

phosphorescence

see BIOLUMINESCENCE.

phosphorescence 

Luminescence that persists for some time after the exciting stimulus has ceased.

phos·pho·res·cence

(fosfŏr-esĕns)
The quality or property of emitting light with neither active combustion nor production of heat, generally as the result of prior exposure to radiation, which persists after the inciting cause is removed.
[G. phōs, light, + phoros, bearing]
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