chemiluminescence

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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.

chemiluminescence

(ˌkɛmɪˌluːmɪˈnɛsəns)
n
(Chemistry) the phenomenon in which a chemical reaction leads to the emission of light without incandescence
ˌchemiˌlumiˈnescent adj

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.

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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