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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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phosphorescencephos‧pho‧res‧cence /ˌfɒsfəˈresəns $ ˌfɑːs-/ noun [uncountable]  LIGHTHPa slight steady light that can only be noticed in the dark
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phosphorescenceThe term broadly includes the commonly-used categories of fluorescence and phosphorescence.In that sea twists and clumps of phosphorescence marked the minds of other psykers.There was a night dive in Loch Etive, and the phosphorescence was spectacular.It was awash with phosphorescence, which grew brighter minute by minute as their eyes grew accustomed to the scene.The stones overhead gleamed with phosphorescence.
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