noctilucent

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noc·ti·lu·cent

 (nŏk′tə-lo͞o′sənt)
adj.
Luminous at night. Used especially of certain high clouds.

noctilucent

(ˌnɒktɪˈluːsənt)
adj
(usually of very thin high-altitude clouds in the summer twilight sky) shining at night
ˌnoctiˈlucence n

noc•ti•lu•cent

(ˌnɒk təˈlu sənt)

adj.
(of high-altitude clouds) visible during the short night of the summer.
[1885–90; < Latin nocti- =noct-, s. of nox night + -i- + lucent]
noc`ti•lu′cence, n.
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Adj.1.noctilucent - shining or glowing by night; "the noctilucent eyes of a cat"
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"