Luminous paint

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a paint made up with some phosphorescent substance, as sulphide of calcium, which after exposure to a strong light is luminous in the dark for a time.

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Those sights might appear white, but they're actually painted with a phosphorescent paint that's charged by exposure to light, and they appear green in low-light or no-light conditions.
Many of the objects in the room, from toy figurines to bracket fungi, were colored with phosphorescent paint.
As pop star Moby played, the lights were dimmed and phosphorescent paint was splashed on the ice and the light reflected off eerie stick men and floating birds.
Now only five meters away, Blacking lifted the silenced Supermatic Military, picked up the phosphorescent paint on the front and rear sights and aligned them with each other, then on the back of the NVA's head.