phosphoresce


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phos·pho·resce

 (fŏs′fə-rĕs′)
intr.v. phos·pho·resced, phos·pho·resc·ing, phos·pho·resc·es
To persist in emitting light, unaccompanied by sensible heat or combustion, after exposure to and removal of a source of radiation.

[Probably back-formation from phosphorescent.]

phosphoresce

(ˌfɒsfəˈrɛs)
vb
(General Physics) (intr) to exhibit phosphorescence

phos•pho•resce

(ˌfɒs fəˈrɛs)

v.i. -resced, -resc•ing.
to be luminous without sensible heat, as phosphorus.
[1785–95]

phosphoresce


Past participle: phosphoresced
Gerund: phosphorescing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
I phosphoresced
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Present Continuous
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he/she/it is phosphorescing
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Present Perfect
I have phosphoresced
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they have phosphoresced
Past Continuous
I was phosphorescing
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Past Perfect
I had phosphoresced
you had phosphoresced
he/she/it had phosphoresced
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Future
I will phosphoresce
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Future Perfect
I will have phosphoresced
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Future Continuous
I will be phosphorescing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been phosphorescing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been phosphorescing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been phosphorescing
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we had been phosphorescing
you had been phosphorescing
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Conditional
I would phosphoresce
you would phosphoresce
he/she/it would phosphoresce
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Past Conditional
I would have phosphoresced
you would have phosphoresced
he/she/it would have phosphoresced
we would have phosphoresced
you would have phosphoresced
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.phosphoresce - to exhibit phosphorescence
exhibit - show an attribute, property, knowledge, or skill; "he exhibits a great talent"
Translations

phosphoresce

[ˌfɒsfəˈres] VIfosforecer

phosphoresce

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