English

Definition of bioluminescence noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bioluminescence

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌbaɪəʊluːmɪˈnesns//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌbaɪoʊluːmɪˈnesns//
 
[uncountable] (biology)
 
jump to other results
the natural production of light by living creatures such as glow-worms
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bioluminescence