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phosphorescence
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Moby Dick
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  • While this pallidness was burning aloft, few words were heard from the enchanted crew; who in one thick cluster stood on the forecastle, all their eyes gleaming in that pale phosphorescence, like a far away constellation of stars.

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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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