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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - To undergo or show the emission of radiation, esp. of visible light, by a substance during exposure to external radiation, as light or x-rays

Usage examples (26)
  • I just do my research to understand why jellyfish luminesce, and why that protein fluoresce?
  • The lines get thicker and the colors seem to fluoresce.
  • Semen is known to fluoresce when it's in the dried state.
  • These do fluoresce and are added to make paper appear whiter. for more
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