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fluo·res·cent

 (flo͝o-rĕs′ənt, flô-, flō-)
adj.
1.
a. Of or relating to fluorescence.
b. Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence: fluorescent corals; fluorescent light.
2. Glowing as if with fluorescence; vivid: bright fluorescent colors.
3. Of or relating to a light bulb that produces visible light by fluorescence, especially a glass tube whose inner wall is coated with a material that fluoresces when an electrical current causes a vapor within the tube to discharge photons.
n.
1. A fluorescent light bulb.
2. A lamp that is fitted with a fluorescent light bulb.

fluorescent

(ˌflʊəˈrɛsənt)
adj
exhibiting or having the property of fluorescence

fluo•res•cent

(flʊˈrɛs ənt, flɔ-, floʊ-)

adj.
1. possessing the property of fluorescence; exhibiting fluorescence.
2. strikingly bright or glowing.
n.
3. a lighting fixture that utilizes a fluorescent lamp.
[1853]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fluorescent - a lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp
lighting fixture - a fixture providing artificial light
Adj.1.fluorescent - emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source
light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
2.fluorescent - brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light; "fluorescent colors"
colorful, colourful - having striking color; "colorful autumn leaves"
Translations
فلوريّمُسْتَشِع، فلورِسَنت
fluoreskujícísvětélkující
fluorescerende
loiste-
fluorescentan
fluoreszkáló
flúrljómandi
蛍光性の
형광성의
fluorescencijafluorescencinis
fluorescējošs
fluoreskujúci
självlysande
ไฟนีออน
floresanflorışıl
bằng huỳnh quang

fluorescent

[flʊəˈresnt] ADJ [lighting, tube, lamp] → fluorescente

fluorescent

[flʊəˈrɛsənt] adj
[surface, substance, colour] → fluorescent(e)
[light] → fluorescent(e)

fluorescent

adj (= luminous) colourleuchtend; dye, paint, clothesfluoreszierend; fluorescent display/screenLeuchtanzeige f/-schirm m

fluorescent

:
fluorescent bulb
nLeuchtstoffbirne f
fluorescent light
fluorescent lighting
nNeonbeleuchtung f, → Neonröhre f
fluorescent tube
nLeuchtstoffröhre f

fluorescent

[ˌflʊəˈrɛsnt] adj (lighting, tube) → fluorescente

fluorescent

(fluəˈresnt) adjective
giving off a certain kind of light. fluorescent light; fluorescent paint.
fluoˈrescence noun

fluorescent

فلوريّ světélkující fluorescerende leuchtend φθορίζων fluorescente loiste- fluorescent fluorescentan fluorescente 蛍光性の 형광성의 fluorescerend fluorescerende fluorescencyjny fluorescente флуоресцентный självlysande ไฟนีออน floresan bằng huỳnh quang 荧光的

fluor·es·cent

a. fluorescente, rel. a la fluorescencia;
___ antibodyanticuerpo ___;
___ troponemal antibody absorption testtécnica del anticuerpo ___.

fluorescent

adj fluorescente
References in classic literature ?
Then, nearer, I perceived a strange light, a pale, violet-purple fluorescent glow, quivering under the night breeze.
Fluorescent materials known to science so far, he explained, respond to incoming light by glowing in a different color in all directions.
Terming the lighting technology as an 'environmental time-bomb', Vic Andrews warned that fluorescent lighting could cause greater problems further down, despite their energy efficiency.
Andrew, at the People's Church complex, some 5,000 compact fluorescent lamps have been exchanged; lamps are also being distributed in other centers.
For the purpose of increasing energy efficiency at low temperatures special luminaires with so-called heat accumulation tubes [1-6] were developed for accommodating three-band fluorescent lamps.
Wedam for taking the time to concisely explain fluorescent lighting and its physiology in the October 2010 Townsend Letter.
The body colors of these two fish are a beautiful green fluorescent under blue light.
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For the upgrade, Northeastern University chose Philips' 25-watt, 4-foot linear fluorescent lamps for classrooms and laboratory spaces; U-Bent fluorescent lamps for hallways, offices, and older dormitories; and 25-watt PL-L compact fluorescent bulbs for offices, laboratories, newly renovated dormitories, and public spaces, such as the health clinic.
2 : producing visible light by means of a fluorescent coating <a fluorescent bulb>
Many marine organisms such as sea anemones and corals produce fluorescent proteins, which come in a variety of dazzling hues.
said Thursday it will increase sales of energy-saving lighting appliances using such illuminants as fluorescent bulbs and light-emitting diodes to 70 percent of its total lighting equipment sales by fiscal 2012 from the present 50 percent.

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