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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.
* BMS: Brilliant Microsphere Series, the most inert fluorescents for resistance to bleed and swelling, used in water flexo, solvent gravure and plastisol screen inks
Depending on the brightness of the flash in relation to the ambient light, your subject's hair might still have green highlights from the overhead fluorescents, and the art exhibit in the background will have a yellow-orange tint.
The second is that creating a collection program for used compact fluorescents makes both good business sense and is ecologically friendly.
The company's CEO, Doug Rowe, says phasing out incandescent lighting without bringing in proper recycling laws for fluorescents is 'simply swapping one environmental problem for another'.
Maybe you think replacing your incandescent bulbs with compact fluorescents (1) costs too much and (2) won't make much difference.
ENERGY RESOURCE-30 January 2007-Axis Technologies, Texas Fluorescents Team Up to Provide Schools with Energy-Efficient Lighting(C)2007 JeraOne - http://www.jeraone.com
Compact fluorescents use approximately one fifth the energy of incandescent bulbs.
One online retailer of fluorescent bulbs is www.efi.org, which sells replacement pin-type bulbs as well as screw-base compact fluorescents, including dimmable bulbs.
Colorwel custom color concentrates and dry colors for all thermoplastics include custom additive packages and specialty colors (pearlescents, fluorescents, phosphorescents, and metallics).
* The main objection to fluorescents in the past has been their unflattering color.
After surveying individuals' perception of their office lighting's quality, crews substituted the commonly used reddish-white fluorescents with lower-lux, bluer-toned ones.

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