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electroluminescence (s) (noun) (no plural)
The conversion of electrical energy into light energy which is produced without heat by passing an alternating current through a phosphorescent substance from a high-frequency electric discharge: The designers of Lorna's new kitchen decided to install two ceiling lamps that used the principles of electroluminescence to produce illumination that is cooler than normal lucency.
This entry is located in the following units: electro-, electr-, electri- (page 34) lumen-, lumin-, lum- (page 1)