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Synonyms for luminesce

to shine brightly and steadily but without a flame

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be or become luminescent

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The most obvious variations in luminescence can be seen between different minerals in a rock that luminesce differently.
Camerette, a delft blue toile on an oyster ground printed on velvet, reverses to Royal Sateen's Luminesce in blue.
As previously mentioned, visible and invisible radiant energy can excite inks and other materials to emit longer wavelengths of energy, making them luminesce. Sometimes these reactions are too weak for the naked eye.
Tissue and other organic structures luminesce, or lights up, for 10 nanoseconds after exposure to light.
Euphausiids, as well as Oplophorus and Systellaspis, can be induced to luminesce by treatment with low levels of serotonin (5-OH tryptamine).
They performed the tested demonstrations on the reaction of luminol to show students that light can luminesce from a chemical reaction.
The strong ultraviolet emission peak centered at 383 nm is the intrinsic luminesce of ZnO NWs.
But the research led him down a different path when he realized the ruthenium complexes, the subject of much study in Marti's group, had a distinctive ability to luminesce when combined in a solution with amyloid fibrils.
Yet the only octopods previously found to luminesce belong to two or three species in which females develop bright rings around their mouths just before mating.
During the study, Gross and Piwnica-Worms injected luminol into mice anticipating that they would need a way to distinguish immune inflammation from other processes that might also cause the luminol to luminesce.
Researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL) in Lausanne, Switzerland, have found that sending a current through nanotubes not only causes them to give off electrons--a process called field emission--but also to luminesce.
Only strong mechanical stimuli (rough rubbing) or strong osmotic shock (immersion in tap water), which is likely to disrupt the cell membrane, have proven effective in causing the eggs to luminesce (Flood, unpubl.
Since this bacterium is the only terrestrial microbe known to luminesce, it may have evolved from a marine species, perhaps when a nematode crawling along a beach swallowed some of the luminous organisms.
To an extent this resistance is understandable, because the ability to luminesce may vary within a population on a sexual, ontogenic, seasonal, or diel basis (Herring, 1987).
Chemists showed that microscopic silicon particles suspended in liquid luminesce orange-red (141: 7).