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cold light

light emitted by a source that is not incandescent, as from a firefly.
Origin of cold light
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • None of them have stood up to examination in the cold light of day.
  • In a cold light, the plot itself seems less than ingenious, unfortunately.
British Dictionary definitions for cold light

cold light

light emitted at low temperatures from a source that is not incandescent, such as fluorescence, phosphorescence, bioluminescence, or triboluminescence
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