Definition of Luminescence. Meaning of Luminescence. Synonyms of Luminescence

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Definition of Luminescence

Luminescence
Luminescence Lu`mi*nes"cence, n. [See Luminescent.] 1. (Physics) Any emission of light not ascribable directly to incandescence, and therefore occurring at low temperatures, as in phosphorescence and fluorescence or other luminous radiation resulting from vital processes, chemical action, friction, solution, or the influence of light or of ultraviolet or cathode rays, etc. 2. (Zo["o]l.) (a) The faculty or power of voluntarily producing light, as in the firefly and glowworm. (b) The light thus produced; luminosity; phosphorescence.

Meaning of Luminescence from wikipedia

- Luminescence is spontaneous emission of light by a substance not resulting from heat; or "cold light". It is thus a form of cold-body radiation. It can...
- Luminescence dating refers to a group of methods of determining how long ago mineral grains were last exposed to sunlight or sufficient heating. It is...
- Luminescence is emission of light by a substance not resulting from heat. Luminescence may also refer to: Luminescence (EP), a 2009 EP by Neon Highwire...
- Photostimulated luminescence (PSL) is the release of stored energy within a phosphor by stimulation with visible light, to produce a luminescent signal...
- Commonly referred as phosp****scence, persistent luminescence is the phenomenon encountered in materials which make them glow in the dark after the end...
- Luminescence! is an album by pianist Barry Harris recorded in 1967 and released on the Prestige label. Allmusic awarded the album 4 stars with its review...
- parti****nts benefit close to equally. Another possible reason bacteria use luminescence reaction is for quorum sensing, an ability to regulate gene expression...
- Expedition to the Zaire, described catching the animals responsible for luminescence. He mentions pellucids, crustaceans (to which he ascribes the milky whiteness...
- Journal of Luminescence (ISSN 0022-2313) is a peer-reviewed scientific journal, published monthly. The journal covers topics related to the emission of...
- Luminescence is the third international studio album by Anggun. The French-language version was released in France on 22 February 2005, while English-language...
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