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incandesce

Line breaks: in¦can|desce
Pronunciation: /ˌɪnkanˈdɛs
 
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Definition of incandesce in English:

verb

[no object]
Glow with heat: the lights of the town lay incandescing across the prairie
More example sentences
  • But whilst he found it moderately interesting, it didn't arouse in him the same white hot passion that incandesced like a sun in Gifford, warming and illuminating everyone near.
  • Once hot, the metal itself becomes a radiant heat source - and incandesces to a cozy red glow.
  • Naked, fresh-scrubbed, practically incandescing with exuberance, she looks like she's posing for a vitamin ad.

Origin

late 19th century: back-formation from incandescent.

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