- incandescent (adj.)
- 1794, from French incandescent or directly from Latin incandescentem (nominative incandescens), present participle of incandescere "become warm, glow, kindle," from in- "within" (see in- (2)) + candescere "begin to glow, become white," inceptive of candere "to glow, to shine" (see candle).
- 1. Gill had an extraordinary, incandescent personality.
- 2. It makes me incandescent with fury.
- 3. an incandescent musical performance
- 4. They are called incandescent lights, and their colour depends on how hot they are.
- 5. The incandescent lamp we use in daily life was invented by Edison.
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