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chem·i·lu·mi·nes·cence

 (kĕm′ə-lo͞o′mə-nĕs′əns)
n.
Emission of light as a result of a chemical reaction.

chem′i·lu′mi·nes′cent adj.
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chemiluminescence

(ˌkɛmɪˌluːmɪˈnɛsəns)
n
(Chemistry) the phenomenon in which a chemical reaction leads to the emission of light without incandescence
ˌchemiˌlumiˈnescent adj
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chem•i•lum•i•nes•cence

(ˌkɛm əˌlu məˈnɛs əns)

n.
(in chemical reactions) the emission of light by an atom or molecule in an excited state.
[1900–05]
chem`i•lu`mi•nes′cent, adj.
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chemiluminescence

Light that is radiated during a chemical reaction
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Noun1.chemiluminescence - luminescence resulting from a chemical reaction as the oxidation of luciferin in fireflies
luminescence - light not due to incandescence; occurs at low temperatures
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