nonfluorescent


nonfluorescent

adjective

  1. possessing the property of fluorescence; exhibiting fluorescence.
  2. strikingly bright, vivid, or glowing: plastic toys in fluorescent colors.

noun

  1. a lighting fixture that utilizes a fluorescent lamp.

adjective

  1. exhibiting or having the property of fluorescence

adj.1853, from fluor- + -escent (see fluorescence). The fluorescent electric lamp patent was applied for in 1896 by U.S. inventor Thomas A. Edison, but such lights were rare before 1938.

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