electroluminescence[ē lek′trō lo̵̅o̅′mə nes′əns, i-; -trə-]
electroluminescence definition by Webster's New World
the emission of cold light by certain substances when acted upon by an alternating electric field
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- electroluminescent adjective
electroluminescence definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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- Direct conversion of electric energy to light by a solid phosphor subjected to an alternating electric field.
- Emission of light caused by electric discharge in a gas.
- e·lecˌtro·luˌmi·nesˈcent adjective