florescence


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florescence

act, state, or period of flowering; bloom
Not to be confused with:
fluorescence – the emission of radiation during exposure to light or X rays

flo·res·cence

 (flô-rĕs′əns, flə-)
n.
1. A condition or time of flowering.
2. A condition or period of great vigor. See Synonyms at bloom1.

[New Latin flōrēscentia, from Latin flōrēscēns, flōrēscent-, present participle of flōrēscere, inchoative of flōrēre, to flower, bloom; see flourish.]

flo·res′cent adj.

florescence

(flɔːˈrɛsəns)
n
(Botany) the process, state, or period of flowering
[C18: from New Latin flōrēscentia, from Latin flōrēscere to come into flower]

flo•res•cence

(flɔˈrɛs əns, floʊ-, flə-)

n.
the act, state, or period of flowering; bloom.
[1785–95; < Latin flōrēsc(ēns), derivative of flōs flower]
flo•res′cent, adj.

florescence

1. the state or condition of being in flower or blooming
2. the period during which this occurs.
3. a period of great development. — florescent, adj.
See also: Flowers
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.florescence - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossomsflorescence - the time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
growing, growth, ontogenesis, ontogeny, maturation, development - (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level; "he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children"

florescence

noun
A condition or time of vigor and freshness:
Translations

florescence

[fləˈresns] Nflorescencia f

florescence

nBlüte f
References in classic literature ?
But, all the same, it is no mean rival to the quieter process of vegetable florescence. Whether or not there is a generous motive at the root, a desire to share and impart, or whether the animation is purely that of insensate fervor and friction, the effect, while it lasts, certainly encourages those who are young, and those who are ignorant, to think the world one great bazaar, with banners fluttering and divans heaped with spoils from every quarter of the globe for their delight.
In the present work, using the femtosecond time-resolved fluorescence, we showed that, in the presence of crowding agents in concentration of 400 mg/mL, the florescence lifetime of ThT increases about an order of magnitude.
The Florescence Explorer, or FLEX for short, is a candidate for ESA's eighth Earth Explorer.