black light

Definitions

Construction

  • (written as black-light)
    A fluorescent lamp with a phosphor that emits black light.
  • (written as black-light)
    Electron-magnetic energy of the ultraviolet spectrum. Black light is used to excite fluorescent paints and dyes so that they become visible.

Electronics

  • Invisible light radiation, especially ultraviolet light.
  • A lamp which produces ultraviolet light.
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