[floo-res, flaw-, floh-]
verb (used without object), fluoresced, fluorescing.
to exhibit fluorescence.

1870–75; back formation from fluorescence

fluorescer, noun
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fluoresce (ˌflʊəˈrɛs)
(intr) to exhibit fluorescence
[C19: back formation from fluorescence]

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Example sentences
Their energy causes certain elements in the ink to fluoresce, or glow.
Most tags fluoresce continuously, and each one binds to a target molecule of a specific shape.
Quantum dots fluoresce with a broad absorption spectrum and a narrow emission spectrum.
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