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phosphorescence
used in Treasure Island

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Definition
a dim glowing light

or more technically:  a fluorescence (dim light)  created by a chemical reaction within a living organism; or a dim light that continues to shine from something after the bombarding radiation (stronger light that fell upon it) has ceased
  • All round me were little ripples, combing over with a sharp, bristling sound and slightly phosphorescent.
    Chapter 23 — The Ebb-tide Runs (80% in)

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