Phosphorescent sentence example

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  • Some diamonds are more phosphorescent than others, and different faces of a crystal may display different tints.
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  • It becomes phosphorescent on trituration.
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  • The fish's bright, phosphorescent stripes were a mystery even to the biologists.
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  • It's called the magic lake, because of the phosphorescent algae that cause it to glow at night.
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  • The anhydrous nitrate, obtained by heating the crystallized salt, is very phosphorescent, and constitutes "Baldwin's phosphorus."
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  • In certain Copepoda and Ostracoda glands of the same type produce a phosphorescent substance, and others, in certain Amphipoda and Branchiura, are believed to have a poisonous function.
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  • The infra-red requires special appliances; it has been examined visually by the help of phosphorescent plates (Becquerel), and with special photographic plates (Abney); but the most efficient way is to use the bolometer or radiomicrometer; by this means some 500 or 600 lines have been mapped.
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  • When kathode rays strike certain substances, they emit a phosphorescent light, the spectroscopic investigation of which shows interesting effects which are important especially as indicating the influence of slight admixtures of impurities on the luminescence.
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  • Casciorolus, a shoemaker of Bologna, who found that after ignition with combustible substances it became phosphorescent, and on this account it was frequently called Bolognian phosphorus.
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  • The most simple explanation is that black light tats are tattoos that show up in a glowing, or phosphorescent, fashion under UV (ultraviolet) light.
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  • It seemed to Herschel that he was thus able to view the actual changes by which masses of phosphorescent or glowing vapour became actually condensed down into stars.
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  • In 1762 and 1764 he published experiments in refutation of the decision of the Florentine Academy, at that time generally accepted, that water is incompressible; and in 1768 he described the preparation, by calcining oyster-shell with sulphur, of the phosphorescent material known as Canton's phosphorus.
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  • Many are highly phosphorescent and some by their abundance colour the water of the sea or pool which they dwell in.
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