Fluorescent definition

flo͝o-rĕsənt, flô-, flō-
A fluorescent light bulb.
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A lamp that is fitted with a fluorescent light bulb.
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Of or relating to fluorescence.
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A fluorescent light bulb.
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Glowing and vivid.

Fluorescent colors.

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Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence.

Fluorescent corals; fluorescent light.

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Glowing as if with fluorescence; vivid.

Her shirt was fluorescent orange.

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A fluorescent light.

The fluorescents hummed day and night.

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Producing light when acted upon by radiant energy.
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Of or relating to a light bulb that produces visible light by fluorescence, especially a glass tube whose inner wall is coated with a material that fluoresces when an electrical current causes a vapor within the tube to discharge photons.
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A lamp that is fitted with a fluorescent light bulb.
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Of or having to do with fluorescent light or lighting.
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Glowing as if with fluorescence; vivid.

Bright fluorescent colors.

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Fluorescent is defined as emitting light due to absorbing radiation from an external source, or something vividly colorful.

A CFL light bulb that works through radiation is an example of a fluorescent light.

A bright, vivid, colorful pink couch is an example of a fluorescent couch.

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Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence.

Fluorescent corals; fluorescent light.

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Glowing as if with fluorescence; vivid.

Bright fluorescent colors.

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Of or relating to a light bulb that produces visible light by fluorescence, especially a glass tube whose inner wall is coated with a material that fluoresces when an electrical current causes a vapor within the tube to discharge photons.
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Of or relating to fluorescence.
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Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence.

Fluorescent corals; fluorescent light.

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Relating to a light bulb that produces visible light by fluorescence, especially a glass tube whose inner wall is coated with a material that fluoresces when an electrical current causes a vapor within the tube to discharge photons.
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Relating to fluorescence.
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Of or relating to fluorescence.
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Exhibiting or produced by fluorescence.

The fluorescent plants shimmered in the darkness.

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Emitting visible light as a result of the excitation of phosphors by ultraviolet photons produced by the passage of an electrical current through an inert gas infused with mercury.

The quality of fluorescent lighting technology has improved dramatically in recent years.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
fluorescent
Plural:
fluorescents

Origin of fluorescent