- fluoresce ► VERB ▪ shine or glow brightly due to fluorescence.
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fluoresce — [flô res′, floores′] vi. fluoresced, fluorescing [back form. < FLUORESCENCE] to produce, show, or undergo fluorescence; be or become fluorescent … English World dictionary
fluoresce — intransitive verb ( resced; rescing) Etymology: back formation from fluorescence Date: 1874 to produce, undergo, or exhibit fluorescence • fluorescer noun … New Collegiate Dictionary
fluoresce — fluorescer, n. /floo res , flaw , floh /, v.i., fluoresced, fluorescing. to exhibit fluorescence. [1870 75; back formation from FLUORESCENCE] * * * … Universalium
fluoresce — verb a) To emit electromagnetic radiation, especially visible light, when absorbing radiation of some other wavelength. b) to be very bright, easy to see, dayglo. See Also: fluorescence, fluorescent, fluorescer … Wiktionary
fluoresce — To produce or exhibit fluorescence. * * * flu·o·resce .flu̇( ə)r es, flōr , flȯr vi, resced; resc·ing to produce, undergo, or exhibit fluorescence … Medical dictionary
fluoresce — fluÂ·oÂ·resce || flÉ” res /flÊŠÉ™ res v. give off light, be fluorescent … English contemporary dictionary
fluoresce — [flʊə rɛs, flɔ: ] verb shine or glow brightly due to fluorescence … English new terms dictionary
fluoresce — flu·o·resce … English syllables
fluoresce — fluo•resce [[t]flʊˈrɛs, flɔ , floʊ [/t]] v. i. resced, resc•ing chem. to exhibit fluorescence • Etymology: 1870–75 fluo•resc′er, n … From formal English to slang
fluoresce — /flʊəˈrɛs/ (say floouh res), /flə / (say fluh ), /flu / (say flooh ) verb (i) (fluoresced, fluorescing) to exhibit the phenomena of fluorescence … Australian English dictionary