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fluo·res·cent

 (flo͝o-rĕs′ənt, flô-, flō-)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to fluorescence.
b. Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence: fluorescent corals; fluorescent light.
2. Glowing as if with fluorescence; vivid: bright fluorescent colors.
3. Of or relating to a light bulb that produces visible light by fluorescence, especially a glass tube whose inner wall is coated with a material that fluoresces when an electrical current causes a vapor within the tube to discharge photons.
n.
1. A fluorescent light bulb.
2. A lamp that is fitted with a fluorescent light bulb.

fluorescent

(ˌflʊəˈrɛsənt)
adj
exhibiting or having the property of fluorescence

fluo•res•cent

(flʊˈrɛs ənt, flɔ-, floʊ-)

adj.
1. possessing the property of fluorescence; exhibiting fluorescence.
2. strikingly bright or glowing.
n.
3. a lighting fixture that utilizes a fluorescent lamp.
[1853]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluorescent - a lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp
lighting fixture - a fixture providing artificial light
Adj.1.fluorescent - emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source
light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
2.fluorescent - brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light; "fluorescent colors"
colorful, colourful - having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"
Translations
فلوريّمُسْتَشِع، فلورِسَنت
fluoreskujícísvětélkující
fluorescerende
loiste-
fluorescentan
fluoreszkáló
flúrljómandi
蛍光性の
형광성의
fluorescencijafluorescencinis
fluorescējošs
fluoreskujúci
självlysande
ไฟนีออน
floresanflorışıl
bằng huỳnh quang

fluorescent

[flʊəˈresnt] ADJ [lighting, tube, lamp] → fluorescente

fluorescent

[flʊəˈrɛsənt] adj
[surface, substance, colour] → fluorescent(e)
[light] → fluorescent(e)

fluorescent

adj (= luminous) colourleuchtend; dye, paint, clothesfluoreszierend; fluorescent display/screenLeuchtanzeige f/-schirm m

fluorescent

:
fluorescent bulb
nLeuchtstoffbirne f
fluorescent light
fluorescent lighting
nNeonbeleuchtung f, → Neonröhre f
fluorescent tube
nLeuchtstoffröhre f

fluorescent

[ˌflʊəˈrɛsnt] adj (lighting, tube) → fluorescente

fluorescent

(fluəˈresnt) adjective
giving off a certain kind of light. fluorescent light; fluorescent paint.
fluoˈrescence noun

fluorescent

فلوريّ světélkující fluorescerende leuchtend φθορίζων fluorescente loiste- fluorescent fluorescentan fluorescente 蛍光性の 형광성의 fluorescerend fluorescerende fluorescencyjny fluorescente флуоресцентный självlysande ไฟนีออน floresan bằng huỳnh quang 荧光的

fluor·es·cent

a. fluorescente, rel. a la fluorescencia;
___ antibodyanticuerpo ___;
___ troponemal antibody absorption testtécnica del anticuerpo ___.

fluorescent

adj fluorescente
References in classic literature ?
Then, nearer, I perceived a strange light, a pale, violet-purple fluorescent glow, quivering under the night breeze.
These regulations will drive volume for Linear Fluorescents and create a greater price parity for Linear Fluorescents throughout the world.
Another division appears in a horizontal band of slight darkness, coincident with a band of get in the vertical fluorescents, midway up every wall.
Fluorescent fixtures using the most efficient ballasts (spark discharge devices) consume 25 to 30 percent less electricity than standard fluorescents, and roughly 75 percent less energy than typical incandescents with the same light output.
Fluorescents will continue to benefit from the growing use of compact fluorescent lamps in residential applications as a replacement for incandescent lamps.
In June 2001, Philips Lighting re-lamped an entire city block in Berkeley with energy-efficient compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) and linear fluorescents to create an "energy blueprint," documenting a dramatic reduction in energy usage and cost.
This was achieved by installing slightly warmer fluorescents and somewhat cooler incandescents.
ALTO lamps are the first fluorescents to pass Toxic Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP), the EPA's stringent test to measure substances entering the ecosystem.
Special-effect concentrates include Polystone, edge lighting marble, and fluorescents.
Since acquiring the right to the long-suppressed Luminoptics lighting system, CSL has shown the technology can affordably dim all the major compact fluorescents currently on the market, including those made be GE, Philips and Osram-Sylvania.
Next, CSL showed that the Philips Lighting ultra-compact PL-T lamp -- 25-percent shorter than traditional fluorescents and up to five times as efficient -- could be affordably dimmed during a demonstration at Globalcon in San Francisco.
The development has profound implications for industrial and commercial facilities which currently spend more than one dollar per lamp (25 cents per foot) in costs associated with hazardous waste disposal requirements for the most common fluorescents, according to Philips Lighting.