Definition of incandesce in English:
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.
Late 19th century: back-formation from incandescent.
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