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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of phosphoresce.
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Anyone who has sailed in seas where the plankton phosphoresces will smile at Darwin's sense of wonder on this 24 October entry:Bahia Blanca to Montevideo
The composition of the gaseous residue present does not affect phosphorescence; thus, the earth yttria phosphoresces well in the residual vacua of atmospherical air, of oxygen, nitrogen, carbonic anhydride, hydrogen, iodine, sulphur and mercury.
You see there is no such indication; the glass phosphoresces with its usual blue glow, and there is no evidence that a single particle of yttria is striking it.
The genuine diamond phosphoresces strongly when brought into juxtaposition, but the paste or imitation one glows not at all.
The team discovered it not only fluoresces (as most solar cells do), but also phosphoresces.