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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.
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