triboluminescent
adjective see triboluminescence

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  • triboluminescent — triboluminescence [ tribolyminesɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1905; de tribo et luminescence ♦ Phys. Propriété des corps qui deviennent lumineux par frottement, écrasement ou rupture des cristaux. Adj. TRIBOLUMINESCENT, ENTE . triboluminescent, ente… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • triboluminescent — tribo·luminescent …   English syllables

  • triboluminescent — adjective see triboluminescence * * * triboluminesˈcent adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑tribo …   Useful english dictionary

  • triboluminescence — triboluminescent, adj. /truy boh looh meuh nes euhns, trib oh /, n. Physics. luminescence produced by friction, usually within a crystalline substance. [1885 90; TRIBO + LUMINESCENCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • triboluminescence — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1889 luminescence due to friction • triboluminescent adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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