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phosphorescent

adjective uk   /ˌfɒs.fərˈes.ənt/ us    /ˌfɑːs.fəˈres-/ specialized
giving off light after radiation has hit itThe qualities of light
phosphorescence
noun [U] uk   /-əns/ us  
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