from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Emission of light as a result of a chemical reaction at environmental temperatures.
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- n. The emission of light as the result of a chemical reaction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Luminescence associated with chemical changes in the luminous substance and probably due to those changes. See luminescence.
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- n. luminescence resulting from a chemical reaction as the oxidation of luciferin in fireflies
chemi- + luminescence (Wiktionary)