Meaning of PHOSPHOR in English


n. 1 = PHOSPHORUS. 2 a synthetic fluorescent or phosphorescent substance esp. used in cathode-ray tubes. phosphor bronze a tough hard bronze alloy containing a small amount of phosphorus, used esp. for bearings.

[ G f. L phosphorus PHOSPHORUS ]

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