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English definition of “fluorescent”

fluorescent

adjective uk   /flʊəˈres.ənt/ us    /flʊ-/

fluorescent adjective (LIGHT)

Fluorescent lights are very bright, tube-shaped electric lights, often used in offices: fluorescent lightingThe qualities of light

fluorescent adjective (COLOUR)

Fluorescent colours are very bright and can be seen in the dark: fluorescent greenThe qualities of colour
fluorescence
noun [U] uk   /-əns/ us  
Light
(Definition of fluorescent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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