Definition of phosphorescent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌfɒsfəˈresnt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌfɑːsfəˈresnt//
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  1. 1producing a faint light in the dark compare fluorescent
  2. 2producing light without heat or with so little heat that it cannot be felt
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: phosphorescent