Definición de phosphor en inglés:


Silabificación: phos·phor
Pronunciación: /ˈfäsfər


  • 1A synthetic fluorescent or phosphorescent substance, especially any of those used to coat the screens of cathode ray tubes.
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    • Compounds of the element are also used to make phosphors that coat the screen of television tubes and CRTs (cathode ray tubes).
    • To obtain good colour pictures on a TV screen, you need phosphors that produce rich, pure primaries.
    • Fluorescent materials can be synthetic, such as phosphors, or occur in nature, for example, fluorescent minerals.
  • 1.1 old-fashioned term for phosphorus.
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    • The term "phosphor" obviously is employed as well for the chemical element discovered by a Hamburg alchemist, Hennig Brand, in 1669.


early 17th century: from Latin phosphorus (see phosphorus).

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