e|lec|tro|lu|mi|nes|cence


e|lec|tro|lu|mi|nes|cence
e|lec|tro|lu|mi|nes|cence «ih LEHK troh LOO muh NEHS uhns», noun.
light produced without heat by passing an alternating current through a phosphorescent substance: »

For example, electroluminescence…has already made possible decorative effects through lighted panels (Harper's).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • e|lec|tro|lu|mi|nes|cent — «ih LEHK troh LOO muh NEHS uhnt», adjective. having the properties of electroluminescence: »electroluminescent lighting …   Useful english dictionary

  • ca|thod|o|lu|mi|nes|cence — «kuh THOD uh LOO muh NEHS uhns», noun. a phosphorescent or fluorescent glow excited by the action of cathode rays …   Useful english dictionary

  • crys|tal|lo|lu|mi|nes|cence — «KRIHS tuh loh LOO muh NEHS uhns», noun. the production of light, without a rise in temperature, occurring when a solution crystallizes …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec´tro|car´di|o|graph´i|cal|ly — e|lec|tro|car|di|o|graph|ic «ih LEHK troh KAHR dee uh GRAF ihk». adjective. having to do with an electrocardiograph or electrocardiography: »an electrocardiographic tracing. –e|lec´tro|car´di|o|graph´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec|tro|car|di|o|graph|ic — «ih LEHK troh KAHR dee uh GRAF ihk». adjective. having to do with an electrocardiograph or electrocardiography: »an electrocardiographic tracing. –e|lec´tro|car´di|o|graph´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec´tro|lys´er — e|lec|tro|lyse «ih LEHK truh lyz», transitive verb, lysed, lys|ing. Especially British. electrolyze. –e|lec´tro|lys´er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec|tro|lyse — «ih LEHK truh lyz», transitive verb, lysed, lys|ing. Especially British. electrolyze. –e|lec´tro|lys´er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec´tro|me|chan´i|cal|ly — e|lec|tro|me|chan|i|cal «ih LEHK troh muh KAN uh kuhl», adjective. operated wholly or in part mechanically but powered or controlled by electricity. –e|lec´tro|me|chan´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec|tro|me|chan|i|cal — «ih LEHK troh muh KAN uh kuhl», adjective. operated wholly or in part mechanically but powered or controlled by electricity. –e|lec´tro|me|chan´i|cal|ly, adverb …   Useful english dictionary

  • e|lec´tro|neg´a|tive|ly — e|lec|tro|neg|a|tive «ih LEHK troh NEHG uh tihv», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. charged with negative electricity. 2. tending to pass to the positive pole (anode) in electrolysis. 3. tending to gain electrons; nonmetallic; acid. –n. an… …   Useful english dictionary