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lu·mi·nesce

 (lo͞o′mə-nĕs′)
intr.v. lu·mi·nesced, lu·mi·nesc·ing, lu·mi·nesc·es
To be or become luminescent.

[Back-formation from luminescence.]
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luminesce

(ˌluːmɪˈnɛs)
vb
(General Physics) (intr) to exhibit luminescence
[back formation from luminescent]
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lu•mi•nesce

(ˌlu məˈnɛs)

v.i. -nesced, -nesc•ing.
to exhibit luminescence.
[1895–1900; back formation from luminescent]
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luminesce


Past participle: luminesced
Gerund: luminescing

Imperative
luminesce
luminesce
Present
I luminesce
you luminesce
he/she/it luminesces
we luminesce
you luminesce
they luminesce
Preterite
I luminesced
you luminesced
he/she/it luminesced
we luminesced
you luminesced
they luminesced
Present Continuous
I am luminescing
you are luminescing
he/she/it is luminescing
we are luminescing
you are luminescing
they are luminescing
Present Perfect
I have luminesced
you have luminesced
he/she/it has luminesced
we have luminesced
you have luminesced
they have luminesced
Past Continuous
I was luminescing
you were luminescing
he/she/it was luminescing
we were luminescing
you were luminescing
they were luminescing
Past Perfect
I had luminesced
you had luminesced
he/she/it had luminesced
we had luminesced
you had luminesced
they had luminesced
Future
I will luminesce
you will luminesce
he/she/it will luminesce
we will luminesce
you will luminesce
they will luminesce
Future Perfect
I will have luminesced
you will have luminesced
he/she/it will have luminesced
we will have luminesced
you will have luminesced
they will have luminesced
Future Continuous
I will be luminescing
you will be luminescing
he/she/it will be luminescing
we will be luminescing
you will be luminescing
they will be luminescing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been luminescing
you have been luminescing
he/she/it has been luminescing
we have been luminescing
you have been luminescing
they have been luminescing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been luminescing
you will have been luminescing
he/she/it will have been luminescing
we will have been luminescing
you will have been luminescing
they will have been luminescing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been luminescing
you had been luminescing
he/she/it had been luminescing
we had been luminescing
you had been luminescing
they had been luminescing
Conditional
I would luminesce
you would luminesce
he/she/it would luminesce
we would luminesce
you would luminesce
they would luminesce
Past Conditional
I would have luminesced
you would have luminesced
he/she/it would have luminesced
we would have luminesced
you would have luminesced
they would have luminesced
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.luminesce - be or become luminescent; exhibit luminescence
shine, reflect - be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"
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luminesce

verb
To shine brightly and steadily but without a flame:
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