fluorescent

[floo-res-uhnt, flaw-, floh-]
adjective
1.
possessing the property of fluorescence; exhibiting fluorescence.
2.
strikingly bright, vivid, or glowing: plastic toys in fluorescent colors.
noun
3.
a lighting fixture that utilizes a fluorescent lamp.

Origin:
1850–55; fluor- + -escent

nonfluorescent, adjective
unfluorescent, adjective

fluorescent, fluoridation, fluoride.
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fluorescent (ˌflʊəˈrɛsənt)
 
adj
exhibiting or having the property of fluorescence

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Word Origin & History

fluorescent
1853, from fluor- + -escent (see fluorescence). The fluorescent electric lamp patent was applied for in 1896 by Thomas A. Edison, but such lights were rare before 1938.
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Example sentences
For efficiency, compact fluorescent lamps are an admirable replacement for
  regular light bulbs.
He then places the seedlings under fluorescent lights upstairs in what he calls
  his pumpkin room.
As the mouse thinks, the fluorescent proteins spread out along neural pathways.
And even basic incandescent lights are inefficient compared with halogen or
  fluorescent lights.
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