Thermoluminescence Ther`mo*lu`mi*nes"cence, n. (Physics) Luminescence exhibited by a substance on being moderately heated. It is shown esp. by certain substances that have been exposed to the action of light or to X-rays. -- {Ther`mo*lu`mi*nes"cent}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • Thermoluminescence — Some mineral substances such as fluorite store energy when exposed to ultraviolet or other ionising radiation. This energy is released in the form of light when the mineral is heated; the phenomenon is distinct from that of black body… …   Wikipedia

  • thermoluminescence — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1897 1. phosphorescence developed in a previously excited substance upon gentle heating 2. the determination of the age of old material (as pottery) by the amount of thermoluminescence it… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thermoluminescence — thermoluminescent, adj. /therr moh looh meuh nes euhns/, n. Physics. phosphorescence produced by the heating of a substance. [1895 1900; THERMO + LUMINESCENCE] * * * Emission of light from certain heated substances as a result of previous… …   Universalium

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  • thermoluminescence — noun The release of previously absorbed radiation upon being heated. See Also: thermoluminescent …   Wiktionary

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