In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Under the glare, the water around the boat seemed to phosphoresce in trails and puffs of liquid blue.
- Researchers report that palladium atoms present at parts-per-million quantities in a polymer LED cause the material to phosphoresce.
- Not only that, but the fracture zones were partially coated with a carbonate mineral that fluoresced a pastel bluish-white and phosphoresced a pale greenish-white.
- The water here phosphoresces when disturbed, so it was amazing to watch a few of these lovely animals glowing in the murk.
- Moreover, CQ possesses the rare property of phosphorescing in deaerated solutions at room temperature.
- Some fluorescent materials, under the appropriate conditions, will also phosphoresce.
- The crystals fluoresce and phosphoresce a weak pale yellowish-green in ultraviolet radiation.
English has borrowed many of the following foreign expressions of parting, so you’ve probably encountered some of these ways to say goodbye in other languages.
Many words formed by the addition of the suffix –ster are now obsolete - which ones are due a resurgence?
As their breed names often attest, dogs are a truly international bunch. Let’s take a look at 12 different dog breed names and their backstories.