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Results for: emit light, glow with heat, glow; cause to glowTranslations: 130 / 1132
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emit light, glow with heat, glow; cause to glowincandesce
(about plants) light-loving; thriving in response to lightphotophilous
(Biochemistry) visual purple, photosensitive pigment found in the retina of many vertebrates (breaks down into retinal and opsin upon contact which light), light-sensitive pigmentrhodopsin
(Biology) primitive eye-like receptor that is light-sensitive and helps orient an organism (in primitive single-celled organisms), eye-shaped marking, light-sensitive parteyespot
(Biology) process of using sunlight to produce carbohydrates (esp. in plants), carbohydrate production using light and chlorophyllphotosynthesis
(Botany) from the point of view of photodynamics (study of the influence of light on plants)photodynamically
(British) undergarment which is worn under another shirt; short jacket; vest, light sleeveless shirt, sleeveless undergarmentsinglet
(in Optics) breakage of a light ray into two different directions therefore creating two separate light rays (occurs in many types of crystals - also known as double refraction), splitting in two of ray of lightbirefringence
(Li) soft metallic element which is the lightest of all metals (Chemistry), `:Li, extremely light metallic elementlithium
(Na) light malleable silvery-white chemical element (Chemistry), `:Na, abundantly occurring chemical elementsodium
(Optics) by a microspectrophotometer (optical device used for measuring the light reflected or emitted from tiny objects)microspectrophotometrically
(Optics) of a lumen (unit for measuring the rate at which light is transmitted)lumenal
(Optics) pertaining to dioptrics, pertaining to the branch of optics which deals with image formation via lenses; of the refraction of light, of refractiondioptric
(symbol) ) sigma, ability to transmit electricity, conductance (, property or power of conducting (heat, etc.), transmission of nerve impulsesconductivity
(symbol) +, adding emphasis, affirmative, basic form of modifier, beneficial, cell plate or terminal, electropositive, empirical, encouraging good behavior, image like the subject, indicating presence of something in test, irrefutable, making light con...positive
(symbol) epsilon, ability to emit (Physics), relative ability to emit radiationemissivity
262 light yearsparsec
a trademark for a camera that produces pictures that develop within seconds of being taken, or the film used in such a camera, a trademark for a specially treated transparent plastic that allows polarized light through and is used to reduce glare in su...Polaroid
a trademark for a gas burner consisting of a Bunsen burner equipped with a gauze mantle impregnated with cerium oxide and thorium oxide that emits a greenish light when ignitedWelsbach burner
a trademark for a light plastic material used to make disposable items, insulation, and packing materialsStyrofoam
a trademark for a mixture of aluminum powder and metal oxide, usually of iron, that gives off great heat when ignited.Thermit; Thermite
a trademark for a reinforcing material used in bulletproof vests and tires, brand name of a strong heat-resistant aramid fiber developed by DuPont (used in bullet-proof vests, fiber-optic cables, and more)Kevlar
a trademark for a type of borosilicate glass that is resistant to heat and chemicals and is used in household kitchenware and laboratory apparatusPyrex
a trademark for an alloy of zirconium with tin, chromium, and nickel that is resistant to heat and corrosion, making it a useful material in the nuclear power industryZircaloy
a trademark for fuel consisting of solid alcohol or paraffin packed into small cans and used to heat foodCanned Heat
Å, angstrom unit, unit of measurement equal to a hundred-millionth of a centimeter (used to measure the wavelengths of light), unit used to measure electromagnetic radiationangstrom
ability to affect polarized lightoptical activity
ability to conduct or transmit (heat, etc.)conductibility
able to be conducted, transmittable (of heat, electricity, etc.)conductible
able to be decomposed by lightphotodegradable
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