Meaning of LUMINESCENCE in English

LUMINESCENCE

noun

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As soon as a leaf dries, it begins to dull, lacking the luminescence that one full of juices has.

First it lost its transparency, and became suffused with a pale, milky luminescence .

In fact, optically stimulated luminescence tests and carbon 14 dating have proven their great age: they are almost certainly Neolithic.

In geological materials, luminescence is commonly controlled by the balance of activator and quencher centres.

Increasing beam energy beyond this level actually produces a decrease in luminescence intensity; this is the inhibition phase.

It would be most unwise at present to rely solely on luminescence interpretations of geological phenomena.

One category of luminescence , however, has a plain and unmistakable purpose.

The golden crown of a sugar maple tinged with orange can startle you with its luminescence .

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