Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “luminescent”

luminescent

adjective uk   /ˌluː.mɪˈnes.ənt/ literary or specialized us  
producing a soft lightThe qualities of light
luminescence
noun [U] uk   /-əns/ us  
(Definition of luminescent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of luminescent?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “luminescent”

Word of the Day

pint

a measure for liquid equal to about half a litre

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More