luminescence

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From Latin lumen +‎ -escence

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  • IPA(key): /luːmɪˈnɛs(ə)ns/
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  • Hyphenation: lu‧min‧es‧cence
  • Rhymes: -ɛsəns

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luminescence (countable and uncountable, plural luminescences)

  1. (physics) Any emission of light that cannot be attributed merely to the temperature of the emitting body.

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Noun[edit]

luminescence f (plural luminescences)

  1. luminescence

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