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a fluorescence that persists after the bombarding radiation has ceased

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The phosphorescence flashed in the swirl of the water all about his limbs, his other hand seized the ladder.
I have a sort of hobby about what they call 'phenomena of phosphorescence.
On dark nights alone at sea, Clark was often saved from a descent into depression by the beauty and sacredness of the life around her -- in the poor fishermen who shared their catches with her, or a group of dolphins trailing phosphorescence in their wake.
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6 CORNWALL'S CREEKS From PS380 The Fal river on Cornwall's southern shore is a place of retired admirals with spyglasses, smugglers, carpets of phosphorescence under a waxing moon, and secret picnic spots.
lore) dietician = nutrition logician-tactician-technician-physician dismutation = oxygenation/hydrogenation disproportionation leptonic = electronic, muonic, tauonic (the three classes of lepton) luminescence = fluorescence, phosphorescence (the two main types of luminescence) patination = carbonation, oxidation (carbonation on copper/bronze, oxidation on other metals) stutter = shutter-utter (coinage, automatic camera metaphor) xenation = nonrelation visitation (from Jeff Grant; xenation (OED, rare) = sojourning as a stranger)
The main worry is he will probably need a strong pace back at this trip, which is not guaranteed with only two of his rivals - Phosphorescence and Right Rebel - liking to get on with things.
By July 16th red patches had approached the shore and in the evening hours, phosphorescence in the ocean waters off the laboratory was noted.
Spectral and phosphorescence lifetime detection coverage of up to 5,500 nm can be provided.
Tanaka, Vibronically Induced Activation Mechanism in Photocatalysis of Highly Dispersed Vanadium Oxide Supported on Silica, V2O5/Sio2: Evidence in Phosphorescence Spectra, Chem.
A second flashes violet-tinctured phosphorescence like the cautionary light atop a bicyclist's handlebar.
The last star founders on a frightening reef, and at the line of the horizon a vague phosphorescence lingers from the arabesque of stony coral, so monstrously enormous.
We must also factor in glow or phosphorescence, which like fluorescence is a form of luminescence.
Swimming over pink and green coral, you see shoals of fish and at night, under a full moon, the water is filled with phosphorescence which glows as you move around.