Meaning of PHOSPHOR in English

PHOSPHOR

[phos.phor] also phos.phore n [L phosphorus, fr. Gk phosphoros, lit., light bringer, fr. phosphoros light-bearing, fr. phos light + pherein to carry, bring--more at fancy, bear] (1705): a phosphorescent substance; specif: a substance that emits light when excited by radiation

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