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radioluminescence

[rey-dee-oh-loo-muh-nes-uh ns] /ˌreɪ di oʊˌlu məˈnɛs əns/
noun, Physics.
1.
luminescence induced by nuclear radiation.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; radio- + luminescence
Related forms
radioluminescent, adjective
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  • Optical path much longer than for windows: radiation induced absorption and radioluminescence more significant.
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radioluminescence

/ˌreɪdɪəʊˌluːmɪˈnɛsəns/
noun
1.
(physics) luminescence that is induced by radiation from a radioactive material
Derived Forms
radioluminescent, adjective
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