Associations to the word «Fluorescent»


FLUORESCENT, adjective. Of or relating to fluorescence
FLUORESCENT, adjective. Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence
FLUORESCENT, adjective. Emitting visible light as a result of the excitation of phosphors by ultraviolet photons produced by the passage of an electrical current through an inert gas infused with mercury.
FLUORESCENT, adjective. Glowing as if with fluorescence; vivid
FLUORESCENT, noun. A fluorescent light
FLUORESCENT LAMP, noun. A gas-discharge lamp that uses fluorescence to produce visible light.
FLUORESCENT LAMPS, noun. Plural of fluorescent lamp
FLUORESCENT TUBE, noun. The removable, light-emitting part of a fluorescent lamp

Dictionary definition

FLUORESCENT, noun. A lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp.
FLUORESCENT, adjective. Emitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source.
FLUORESCENT, adjective. Brilliantly colored and apparently giving off light; "fluorescent colors".

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