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fluo·resce

 (flo͝o-rĕs′, flô-, flō-)
intr.v. fluo·resced, fluo·resc·ing, fluo·resc·es
To undergo, produce, or show fluorescence.

[Back-formation from fluorescence.]

fluo·resc′er n.
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fluoresce

(ˌflʊəˈrɛs)
vb
(intr) to exhibit fluorescence
[C19: back formation from fluorescence]
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fluo•resce

(flʊˈrɛs, flɔ-, floʊ-)

v.i. -resced, -resc•ing.
to exhibit fluorescence.
[1870–75]
fluo•resc′er, n.
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fluoresce


Past participle: fluoresced
Gerund: fluorescing

Imperative
fluoresce
fluoresce
Present
I fluoresce
you fluoresce
he/she/it fluoresces
we fluoresce
you fluoresce
they fluoresce
Preterite
I fluoresced
you fluoresced
he/she/it fluoresced
we fluoresced
you fluoresced
they fluoresced
Present Continuous
I am fluorescing
you are fluorescing
he/she/it is fluorescing
we are fluorescing
you are fluorescing
they are fluorescing
Present Perfect
I have fluoresced
you have fluoresced
he/she/it has fluoresced
we have fluoresced
you have fluoresced
they have fluoresced
Past Continuous
I was fluorescing
you were fluorescing
he/she/it was fluorescing
we were fluorescing
you were fluorescing
they were fluorescing
Past Perfect
I had fluoresced
you had fluoresced
he/she/it had fluoresced
we had fluoresced
you had fluoresced
they had fluoresced
Future
I will fluoresce
you will fluoresce
he/she/it will fluoresce
we will fluoresce
you will fluoresce
they will fluoresce
Future Perfect
I will have fluoresced
you will have fluoresced
he/she/it will have fluoresced
we will have fluoresced
you will have fluoresced
they will have fluoresced
Future Continuous
I will be fluorescing
you will be fluorescing
he/she/it will be fluorescing
we will be fluorescing
you will be fluorescing
they will be fluorescing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been fluorescing
you have been fluorescing
he/she/it has been fluorescing
we have been fluorescing
you have been fluorescing
they have been fluorescing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been fluorescing
you will have been fluorescing
he/she/it will have been fluorescing
we will have been fluorescing
you will have been fluorescing
they will have been fluorescing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been fluorescing
you had been fluorescing
he/she/it had been fluorescing
we had been fluorescing
you had been fluorescing
they had been fluorescing
Conditional
I would fluoresce
you would fluoresce
he/she/it would fluoresce
we would fluoresce
you would fluoresce
they would fluoresce
Past Conditional
I would have fluoresced
you would have fluoresced
he/she/it would have fluoresced
we would have fluoresced
you would have fluoresced
they would have fluoresced
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.fluoresce - exhibit or undergo fluorescence
glow - emit a steady even light without flames; "The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"
scintillate - physics: fluoresce momentarily when struck by a charged particle or high-energy photon; "the phosphor fluoresced"
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