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One entry found for phosphorescence.
Main Entry: phos·pho·res·cence
Pronunciation: secondarystressfäs-fschwa-primarystressres-schwan(t)s
Function: noun
1 : a light given off at low temperatures that is caused by the absorption of radiations (as X-rays or ultraviolet light) and continuing for a noticeable time after these radiations have stopped
2 : an enduring light given off with very little heat

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