Meaning of LUMINESCENCE in English
— luminescent , adj.
/looh'meuh nes"euhns/ , n.
1. the emission of light not caused by incandescence and occurring at a temperature below that of incandescent bodies.
2. the light produced by such an emission.
[ 1885-90; lumin- (see LUMEN) + -ESCENCE ]
Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary. Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House . 2012