candescent


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can·des·cence

 (kăn-dĕs′əns)
n.
The state of being white hot; incandescence.

[From Latin candēscēns, candēscent-, present participle of candēscere, inchoative of candēre, to shine; see candid.]

can·des′cent adj.
can·des′cent·ly adv.

candescent

(kænˈdɛsənt)
adj
rare glowing or starting to glow with heat
[C19: from Latin candescere, from candēre to be white, shine]
canˈdescence n
canˈdescently adv

can•des•cent

(kænˈdɛs ənt)

adj.
glowing; incandescent.
[1815–25; < Latin candēscent-, s. of candēscēns, present participle of candēscere to become bright]
can•des′cence, n.
can•des′cent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.candescent - glowing from great heat
light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
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