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 Dictionary entry overview: What does bioluminescence mean? 

  The noun BIOLUMINESCENCE has 1 sense:

1. luminescence produced by physiological processes (as in the firefly)

  Familiarity information: BIOLUMINESCENCE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Luminescence produced by physiological processes (as in the firefly)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Hypernyms ("bioluminescence" is a kind of...):

luminescence (light not due to incandescence; occurs at low temperatures)

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