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Having a white-hot glow; incandescent.

[Latin candēns, candent-, present participle of candēre, to shine; see kand- in Indo-European roots.]


an archaic word for incandescent
[C16: from Latin candēre to shine]
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Adj.1.candent - 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"
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