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incandescent
incandescent bulb

in·can·des·cent

 (ĭn′kən-dĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Emitting visible light as a result of being heated.
2. Shining brilliantly; very bright. See Synonyms at bright.
3. Characterized by ardent emotion, intensity, or brilliance: an incandescent performance.
4. Of or relating to a light bulb containing a filament that is heated to incandescence by an electric current.
n.
1. An incandescent light bulb.
2. A lamp that is fitted with an incandescent light bulb.

in′can·des′cent·ly adv.

incandescent

(ˌɪnkænˈdɛsənt)
adj
1. emitting light as a result of being heated to a high temperature; red-hot or white-hot
2. informal extremely angry; raging
[C18: from Latin incandescere to become hot, glow, from in-2 + candescere to grow bright, from candēre to be white; see candid]
ˌincanˈdescently adv

in•can•des•cent

(ˌɪn kənˈdɛs ənt)

adj.
1. glowing or white with heat.
2. extremely bright or lucid; brilliant: incandescent wit.
3. zestful; ardent.
[1785–95; < Latin incandēscere to glow with heat. See in-2, candescent]
in`can•des′cent•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incandescent - emitting light as a result of being heated; "an incandescent bulb"
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"
2.incandescent - characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance; "an incandescent performance"
glorious - having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature"

incandescent

adjective
2. furious, angry, mad, raging, boiling, fuming, choked, pissed (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), infuriated, incensed, enraged, maddened, pissed off (taboo slang), livid (informal), up in arms, on the warpath (informal), foaming at the mouth, wrathful, in high dudgeon, fit to be tied (slang), beside yourself It makes me incandescent with fury.

incandescent

adjective
Giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts:
Translations
مُتَوَهِّج
žhavý
hvidglødende
rauîglóandi
kvēlojošsnokaitēts līdz baltkvēleispožs
žeravý
akkor haline gelmiş

incandescent

[ˌɪnkænˈdesnt] ADJincandescente
she was incandescent (with rage)estaba que trinaba (de rabia)

incandescent

[ˌɪnkænˈdɛsənt] adj
[substance, device] → incandescent(e)
(= brilliant) [person, personality, performance] → brillant(e)
to be incandescent with rage → être vert(e) de rage

incandescent

adj (lit)(weiß) glühend; (fig liter)hell leuchtend, strahlend; incandescent lightGlühlampe f, → Glühbirne f; incandescent with rage or furybis zur Weißglut gereizt

incandescent

[ˌɪnkænˈdɛsnt] adj (frm) → incandescente

incandescent

(inkӕnˈdesnt) adjective
glowing white with heat.
References in classic literature ?
Incandescent rainbows shone above it, blue, red, and golden lights played about it; but the stream itself was white, ineffable.
It's a fine large word, and is in my line; it has quite a learned and cerebrospinal incandescent sound.
It is so small that the electric current of a single incandescent lamp is greater 500,000,000 times.
Picture to yourselves," said I, "what this crater must have been when filled with boiling lava, and when the level of the incandescent liquid rose to the orifice of the mountain, as though melted on the top of a hot plate.
The fire burned brightly, and the soft radiance of the incandescent lights in the lilies of silver caught the bubbles that flashed and passed in our glasses.
As Mars approached opposition, Lavelle of Java set the wires of the astronomical exchange palpitating with the amazing intelli- gence of a huge outbreak of incandescent gas upon the planet.
His fire was waiting incandescent, his steam was at high pressure, in a few seconds he could make the long strap move at an invisible velocity.
The moon was skimming beneath the surface of a sea of clouds: now the black billows had silver crests: now an incandescent buoy bobbed among them.
Towards midday, when the sun devoured space, and scarcely the tops of the masts dominated the incandescent limit of the sea, Athos perceived a soft aerial shadow rise, and vanish as soon as seen.
She kept as far behind Denham as she could, and walked stiffly after him into a room blazing with unshaded lights, which fell upon a number of people, of different ages, sitting round a large dining-room table untidily strewn with food, and unflinchingly lit up by incandescent gas.
Simultaneously with the thought my pistol flew to position, a streak of incandescent powder marked the path of the bullet from its muzzle; and the spear, its point shattered, was deflected from its path.
From face to face and speaker to speaker his eyes would turn, boring like gimlets of incandescent ice, disconcerting and perturbing.