lu|mi|nesce


lu|mi|nesce
lu|mi|nesce «LOO muh NEHS», intransitive verb, -nesced, -nesc|ing.
to exhibit luminescence: »

Green plants were found to luminesce like fireflies, although on a small scale (Science News Letter).


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