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synonyms for luminescence

  • effulgence
  • radiance
See also synonyms for: luminescent
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The images of the sky at night compares the luminescence of the US and Europe to that of Africa, providing a stark reflection of the fact that New York state alone consumes more energy than 48 countries in Africa.
THESE MAPS REVEAL THE PROFOUND PROGRESS AND PERIL OF MODERN CIVILIZATIONROBERT MUGGAHDECEMBER 8, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The luminescence dates securely placed Mtoto’s burial at 78,000 years ago, making it the oldest known human burial in Africa.
A CAVE SITE IN KENYA’S FORESTS REVEALS THE OLDEST HUMAN BURIAL IN AFRICAALISON CROWTHERMAY 28, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
On the few occasions I did see the aurora, the photo evidence looked more like a spectral fog than ribbons of luminescence.
THE AURORA BOREALIS SKIPPED THIS ALASKA PHOTOGRAPHY CLASS. BUT SOME SWINGING LIGHT CORDS SAVED THE NIGHT.BAILEY BERGFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It glowed in the room with a pearly luminescence, and she saw the man's eyes turning to it, drawn as if by magic.
THE LINKALAN EDWARD NOURSE
The luminescence died; there was no longer light enough to penetrate to his helmet's darkened goggles.
THE GREAT DOME ON MERCURYARTHUR LEO ZAGAT
His left hand fell upon Assha's shoulder, turning the man half around as Ross, too, stepped upon the patch of luminescence.
THE TIME TRADERSANDRE NORTON
Then, swiftly as it had come, it was gone, and only a small globe of white luminescence floated above the great hulking machine.
THE LAST EVOLUTIONJOHN WOOD CAMPBELL
Hungrily the Earth man stared at his distant flash pistols, plainly visible in the luminescence of their fungus bedding.
ASTOUNDING STORIES OF SUPER-SCIENCE, AUGUST 1930VARIOUS
Luminescence: applied to the light of fire-flies, as a substitute for phosphorescence.
EXPLANATION OF TERMS USED IN ENTOMOLOGYJOHN. B. SMITH
Like a glow of fire dimly seen beneath a thin coat of ashes, a mellow luminescence permeated the panoramic view.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
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WORDS RELATED TO LUMINESCENCE

  • effulgence
  • luminescence
  • radiance
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