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Definition of "florescence" [flo•res•cence]

  • A condition, time, or period of flowering. See Synonyms at bloom1. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "florescence" in a sentence
  • "Although, like Crash, Lord Horror is composed in conventional narrative, it is not what it seems; it is an intricate tableau, or rather a series of tableaux, a florescence from a central idea, which we expanded into picaresque forms that really make no overall narrative sense."
  • "I was sitting on the floor with my back resting against the tub, washed in florescence, the door closed and locked."
  • "The low-watt florescence lights, the sweet edgy smells, the greetings with hands so dry they feel like crushed autumn leaves."