Meaning of PHOSPHOR in English

PHOSPHOR

[ 'fɒsfə ]

■ noun

1》 a synthetic fluorescent or ~escent substance, especially one used to coat the screen of a cathode ray tube.

2》 old-fashioned term for ~us .

Origin

C17: from L. ~us .

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