photo luminescence

photoluminescence

[foh-tuh-loo-muh-nes-uhns]
noun Physics.
luminescence induced by the absorption of infrared radiation, visible light, or ultraviolet radiation.

Origin:
1885–90; photo- + luminescence

photoluminescent, adjective
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photoluminescence (ˌfəʊtəʊˌluːmɪˈnɛsəns)
 
n
luminescence resulting from the absorption of light or infrared or ultraviolet radiation
 
photolumi'nescent
 
adj

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