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sonoluminescence

[son-uh-loo-muh-nes-uh ns] /ˌsɒn əˌlu məˈnɛs əns/
noun, Physics.
1.
the emission of a flash of light accompanying the bursting of a bubble in a liquid when sound waves are passed through the liquid.
Related forms
sonoluminescent, adjective
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sonoluminescence

/ˌsəʊnəʊˌluːmɪˈnɛsəns/
noun
1.
luminescence produced by ultrasound
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