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synonyms for luminesce

  • blare
  • blaze
  • blush
  • brighten
  • color
  • crimson
  • fill
  • flame
  • flare
  • flush
  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • glisten
  • glitter
  • ignite
  • incandesce
  • kindle
  • light
  • mantle
  • pink
  • redden
  • rose
  • rouge
  • shine
  • smolder
  • thrill
  • tingle
  • twinkle
  • be suffused
  • pinken
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antonyms for luminesce

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  • darken
  • depress
  • dull
  • extinguish
  • pale
  • put out
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How to use luminesce in a sentence

Most of the analyzed studies took the luminescing chemicals out of an organism to test them.
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On the other hand, ostracods and copepods will still luminesce after years of dessication.
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Esculin will not luminesce with peroxidase and H2O2, but pyrogallol or gallic acid will.
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Phosphorus will only begin to luminesce at a certain small pressure of oxygen.
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Luminous bacteria are also very sensitive to oxygen and cease to luminesce in its absence.
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Luminous bacteria will continue to luminesce although they are grown in the dark for many weeks.
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They only luminesce at night and fail to respond to stimulation or are difficult to stimulate during the day.
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On the other hand, a great many forms are able to luminesce quite independently of previous illumination.
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Some forms, ordinarily producing light, will grow, but fail to luminesce at high temperatures.
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This means that for a definite temperature, say, 20°, phosphorus will not luminesce with an oxygen pressure of 583 mm.
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WORDS RELATED TO LUMINESCE

  • blaze
  • burn
  • emit
  • glare
  • gleam
  • glitter
  • glow
  • luminesce
  • radiate
  • shine
  • yield
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