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phosphorescence
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The Scarlet Letter
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  • In one case, however, it is real sunshine; in the other, it more resembles the phosphorescent glow of decaying wood.

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  • She loves to swim in the ocean on nights when phosphorescence shines in her wake.
  • The phosphorescence is caused when movement in the water causes plankton to release tiny pulses of light.

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