HyperDic: fluorescent

English > 3 senses of the word fluorescent:
ADJECTIVEallfluorescentemitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source
allfluorescentbrilliantly colored and apparently giving off light
NOUNartifactfluorescent, fluorescent fixturea lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp
fluorescent > pronunciation
Soundsflao.reh'sahnt; fluh.reh'sahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > fluorescent: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningemitting light during exposure to radiation from an external source.
BroaderlightCharacterized by or emitting light
Spanishfluorescente, incandescente
Catalanfluorescent, incandescent, luminescent
Nounsfluorescencelight emitted during absorption of radiation of some other (invisible) wavelength
Verbsfluoresceexhibit or undergo fluorescence
English > fluorescent: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningbrilliantly colored and apparently giving off light.
Example"fluorescent colors"
Broadercolorful, colourfulHaving striking color
Spanishfluorescente
Catalanfluorescent
Verbsfluoresceexhibit or undergo fluorescence
English > fluorescent: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA lighting fixture that uses a fluorescent lamp.
Synonymfluorescent fixture
Broaderlighting fixtureA fixture providing artificial light
Catalanfluorescent

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