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phosphorescence
used in Interview with the Vampire

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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
  • The lights of New Orleans grew small and dim until there appeared behind us only a pale phosphorescence against the lightening clouds.
    Part 2 (1% in)
  • I saw a tiny glove on the door which was phosphorescent in the shadows, and for just a moment I thought it a tiny, severed hand.
    Part 1 (71% in)

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