luminous pigment

luminous pigment

[′lü·mə·nəs ′pig·mənt]
(materials)
A pigment that absorbs light energy and radiates visible light when exposed to ultraviolet light; made of phosphors such as strontium, zinc, and cadmium sulfides.
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In this case, a 4-mm wide sapphire crystal ring llies above a thick layer of Super-LumiNovaA* luminous pigment applied in six coats.
Lightweight formula deposits luminous pigment that give the illusion of length - a bit like highlighter on the face.