fluorescence-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: light emitted during a substance's absorption of other light of a different wavelength

Commentary: FLUORESCENCE[+electromagnetism][+emitted][+from_substance][+during_absorption][+of_electromagnetism][+with_different_wavelength]

Fluorescence is a distinct process from incandescence.
Fluorescence is the most rapidly expanding microscopy technique in both the medical and biological sciences.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1