from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The production of light as a result of the passing of sound waves through a liquid medium. The sound waves cause the formation of bubbles that emit bright flashes of light when they collapse.
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- n. The emission of short bursts of light from imploding bubbles in a liquid when excited by sound.
sono- + luminescence (Wiktionary)