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triboluminescence Saltos de línea: tribo|lumin|es¦cence
Pronunciación: /ˌtrʌɪbə(ʊ)luːmɪˈnɛs(ə)ns/

Definición de triboluminescence en inglés:


[mass noun]
The emission of light from a substance caused by rubbing, scratching, or similar frictional contact.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Even today we have a limited understanding of triboluminescence and much remains to be discovered.
  • The English scholar Francis Bacon observed triboluminescence as he chopped blocks of cane sugar at night in 1605.
  • When the crystals are pressed or scraped with a rod, the bright green flashes of the triboluminescence will be observed.


Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It occurred to me, however, that triboluminescent materials, which emit light only when fractured, could offer a better approach.
  • Some scientists believe that crystal structure and impurities are central to whether a material becomes triboluminescent.
  • One reference states that research is underway to apply triboluminescent flashes to sense automobile crashes and inflate air bags.
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