incandescence

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in·can·des·cence

 (ĭn′kən-dĕs′əns)
n.
1. The emission of visible light by a hot object.
2. The light emitted by an incandescent object.
3. A high degree of emotion, intensity, or brilliance.

incandescence

(ˌɪnkænˈdɛsəns) or

incandescency

n
1. (General Physics) the emission of light by a body as a consequence of raising its temperature. Compare luminescence
2. (General Physics) the light produced by raising the temperature of a body

in•can•des•cence

(ˌɪn kənˈdɛs əns)

n.
1. the emission of visible light by a body, caused by its high temperature.
2. the light produced by such an emission.
[1650–60]

incandescence

The emission of light by a body which is strongly heated.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incandescence - the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
2.incandescence - light from heat
brightness level, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brightness, light - the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
Translations

incandescence

[ˌɪnkænˈdesns] Nincandescencia f

incandescence

n(Weiß)glühen nt, → (Weiß)glut f; (fig)Leuchten nt, → Strahlen nt

incandescence

[ˌɪnkænˈdɛsns] n (frm) → incandescenza