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phosphorescence

See definition of phosphorescence on Dictionary.com
  • as inlight
  • as inshimmer
  • as iniridescence
  • as inflash
  • as inglow

synonyms for phosphorescence

  • bulb
  • candle
  • daylight
  • flash
  • glare
  • glow
  • lamp
  • lantern
  • radiation
  • ray
  • star
  • sun
  • sunshine
  • window
  • aurora
  • beacon
  • blaze
  • brightness
  • brilliance
  • brilliancy
  • coruscation
  • dawn
  • daybreak
  • daytime
  • effulgence
  • emanation
  • flare
  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • glint
  • glitter
  • illumination
  • incandescence
  • irradiation
  • lambency
  • lighthouse
  • luminosity
  • luster
  • morn
  • morning
  • radiance
  • refulgence
  • scintillation
  • sheen
  • shine
  • sparkle
  • splendor
  • sunbeam
  • sunrise
  • taper
  • torch
  • fulgor
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antonyms for phosphorescence

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  • darkness
  • dimness
  • dullness
  • eventide
  • sundown
  • sunset
  • dark
  • misconception
  • misunderstanding
  • night
  • obscurity
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How to use phosphorescence in a sentence

The color of the phosphorescence differs in the sexes, and its intensity varies with the age and temperament.
URANIACAMILLE FLAMMARION
The water gleamed with phosphorescence, and the yacht Spray left a wake of gleaming silver and gold and flashing jewels.
THE RIVAL CAMPERSRUEL PERLEY SMITH
Urgent as the situation was, he stood for a few moments meditative, contemplating the phosphorescence of the waves.
TOILERS OF THE SEAVICTOR HUGO
That is phosphorescence, which is very common in tropical seas, sometimes the whole sea is alight with it.
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
There is no light in these depths: they make it with their own phosphorescence.
ASTRONOMY FOR AMATEURSCAMILLE FLAMMARION
Light played about his face, emanated from it, as from moonlit water, a phosphorescence of the daylight.
THE ART OF DISAPPEARINGJOHN TALBOT SMITH
I snuff out the candles, on the supposition that this is perhaps a case of phosphorescence; but I never perceive anything.
MYSTERIOUS PSYCHIC FORCESCAMILLE FLAMMARION
The light came up noiselessly and presently stood in the room—not a lantern or candle, but a white phosphorescence.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
The phosphorescence of decayed fish-skins was tried; but this, though safe, was very inefficient.
LIVES OF THE ENGINEERSSAMUEL SMILES
Papa called it phosphorescence; and to-day we saw all about it under the microscope, and read about it in Mr Gosse's book.
CHAMBERS'S JOURNAL OF POPULAR LITERATURE, SCIENCE, AND ART, NO. 696VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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