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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Containing or characteristic of a substance that shines or glows in the dark.

Usage examples (6)
  •  Various acids such as phosphoric, lactic, acetic acids at proper concentration and pH can produce corrosion.
  • It is called phosphoric light.
  • The crests of the waves sparkled with phosphoric scintillations.
  • I have never seen the phosphoric light occasionally thrown out by salt-water, so brilliant as it is here. for more
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