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Pronunciation: [fˈɒsfə] (IPA)

Phosphor is a chemical substance that emits light when it is exposed to radiation, such as ultraviolet light. Some of the synonyms for this word include luminescent material, light-emitting substance, radioluminescent material, and fluorescent substance. These terms are often used interchangeably to refer to materials that emit light in different ways. Luminescent material highlights a broad range of phosphors, including those that produce light through chemical reactions or by direct excitation. Light-emitting substances, on the other hand, specifically refers to those materials that produce light through exposure to radiation. Whatever the term used, phosphors are an essential component of many modern technologies, from lighting and display screens to radiation detectors and medical imaging.

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Usage examples for Phosphor

I saw some Phosphor-paste in the kitchen, Jem.
"At Sunwich Port, Complete"
W.W. Jacobs
His vast green coil spreads out for leagues; where his great heart beats slow the waters boil; he lifts an eyelid, and the waves far, far above are lit with Phosphor light.
"The Unknown Sea"
Clemence Housman
Phosphor fires edged the keel; a trailing rope was revealed as a luminous streak.
"The Unknown Sea"
Clemence Housman

Famous quotes with Phosphor

  • Sweet Phosphor, bring the day Whose conquering ray May chase these fogs; Sweet Phosphor, bring the day!Sweet Phosphor, bring the day! Light will repay The wrongs of night; Sweet Phosphor, bring the day!
    Francis Quarles

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