phosphoresce

[fos-fuh-res]
verb (used without object), phosphoresced, phosphorescing.
to be luminous without sensible heat, as phosphorus.

Origin:
1785–95; phosphor(us) + -esce

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phosphoresce (ˌfɒsfəˈrɛs)
 
vb
(intr) to exhibit phosphorescence

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The materials that phosphoresce are referred to as phosphors.
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