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calorescence

[kal-uh-res-uh ns] /ˌkæl əˈrɛs əns/
noun, Physics.
1.
incandescence caused by absorption of radiation having a frequency below that of visible light.
Origin
1855-1865
1855-65; < Latin calor heat + -escence
Related forms
calorescent, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for calorescence

calorescence

/ˌkæləˈrɛsəns/
noun
1.
(physics) the absorption of radiation by a body, subsequently re-emitted at a higher frequency (lower wavelength)
Derived Forms
calorescent, adjective
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