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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A synthetic substance that is fluorescent.

Usage examples (37)
  • Some of you (assuming there is a "you" out there in phosphor land) may have read the FIRESTAR 4-book trilogy.
  • The answer lies in a chemical powder called phosphor, which is sprayed against the inner surface of the glass tube.
  • What's wrong with a material such as phosphor bronze?
  • The glow comes from phosphor which is contained in the paper, which locks in the light after exposure to it, The Daily Telegraph reported. for more
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