1. phosphorescence

noun. ['ˌfɑːsfɝˈɛsəns'] a fluorescence that persists after the bombarding radiation has ceased.

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Rhymes with Phosphorescence

  • convalescence
  • quintessence
  • obsolescence
  • luminescence
  • evanescence
  • coalescence
  • adolescence
  • acquiescence
  • senescence
  • essence

Sentences with phosphorescence

1. Noun, singular or mass
Glow in the dark items rely on phosphorescence to create their unique effect once the lights go out.

Quotes about phosphorescence

1. PHOSPHORESCENCE. Now there's a word to lift your hat to... to find that phosphorescence, that light within, that's the genius behind poetry.
- Emily Dickinson