Phosphorescent sentence example
- Some diamonds are more phosphorescent than others, and different faces of a crystal may display different tints.
- It becomes phosphorescent on trituration.
- The fish's bright, phosphorescent stripes were a mystery even to the biologists.
- It's called the magic lake, because of the phosphorescent algae that cause it to glow at night.
- The anhydrous nitrate, obtained by heating the crystallized salt, is very phosphorescent, and constitutes "Baldwin's phosphorus."Advertisement
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The most simple explanation is that black light tats are tattoos that show up in a glowing, or phosphorescent, fashion under UV (ultraviolet) light.Advertisement
- 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.
- 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.
- Many are highly phosphorescent and some by their abundance colour the water of the sea or pool which they dwell in.