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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Emitting light without appreciable heat

Usage examples (32)
  • 'phosphorescent' - but the children are still and utterly captivated.
  • - to call the phosphorescent-Slurpee spill of paint on our Genesis coupe: Lime Rock Green.
  • This missive was couched in formal terms, and emitted a kind of phosphorescent wrath.
  • There are substances -- "phosphorescent" things we call them -- which give out a mysterious cold light of their own. for more
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