luminescence : Definition, Usages, News and More

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looh muh ne suhns

  • n  light not due to incandescence; occurs at low temperatures
  • n  light from nonthermal sources

  • When most narcotics had stopped bacterial luminescence, compression of the solution restored the glow.
  • The darkness was complete except for the faint luminescence of something in a tube which she held in her hand.
  • Unabashedly tonal, although hardly reactionary, the score glows with a luminescence too long absent from modern opera, and especially opera in English; for an equal, one must go .
News & Articles

  • Flickers of Light in the Summer Night
    Fireflies’ luminescence is 100% efficient Michelle Steel Tiny golden-yellow lights flicker on, off, on, off.     Watching them brings memories of childhood.     Back in the days when I’d play outside from summer sun-up to after sundown, fireflies kept me company at night.     Reading kept me company, too.     P.D. Eastman’s Sam and the Firefly was a favorite. read more
    June 27, 2013 - Bay Weekly

  • Simon Schama in Times Online
    I came away feeling envious of the power that Schama said this art had: it was propaganda for bloody revolutionaries, magic for popes or "marinating the meat of existence in a rinse of luminescence".

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