[fos-fuh-res] /ˌfɒs fəˈrɛs/
verb (used without object), phosphoresced, phosphorescing.
to be luminous without sensible heat, as .
(intransitive) to exhibit phosphorescence
[fos-fuh-res-uh ns] /ˌfɒs fəˈrɛs əns/ noun 1. the property of being luminous at temperatures below incandescence, as from slow oxidation in the case of phosphorus or after exposure to light or other radiation. 2. a luminous appearance resulting from this. 3. any luminous radiation emitted from a substance after the removal of the exciting agent. […]
[fos-fuh-res-uh nt] /ˌfɒs fəˈrɛs ənt/ adjective 1. exhibiting . /ˌfɒsfəˈrɛsənt/ adjective 1. exhibiting or having the property of phosphorescence adj. 1766, from Modern Latin phosphorus (see phosphorus) + -escent. Related: Phosphorescently.
[fos-fuh-ret-id] /ˈfɒs fəˌrɛt ɪd/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. .
[fos-fuh-ret-id] /ˈfɒs fəˌrɛt ɪd/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. . [fos-fyuh-ret-id] /ˈfɒs fyəˌrɛt ɪd/ adjective, Chemistry. 1. combined with phosphorus, especially in its lowest valence state.