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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light.

Usage examples (35)
  • They used fluorescent colors on the billboard so that the message would be more visible.
  • fluorescent colors
  • I'll sign in fluorescent purple on it the next time we hang out together.
  • I wonder how that works with mercury being used in fluorescent tubes and all. for more
Tutoring comment
  • "Fluorescent" (giving off radiant light as a result of radiation) light set off the display of flowers, winning the "florescent" (flowering or blooming) garden club first place in the competition.
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