phosphoroscope

phosphoroscope

[fos-fawr-uh-skohp, -for-]
noun
an instrument for measuring the duration of evanescent phosphorescence in different substances.

Origin:
1855–60; phosphoro- + -scope

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phosphoroscope (fɒsˈfɒrəˌskəʊp)
 
n
an instrument for measuring the duration of phosphorescence after the source of radiation causing it has been removed

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