Definitions for incandescentˌɪn kənˈdɛs ənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•can•des•centˌɪn kənˈdɛs ənt(adj.)

  1. glowing or white with heat.

  2. extremely bright or lucid; brilliant:

    incandescent wit.

  3. zestful; ardent.

Origin of incandescent:

1785–95; < L incandēscere to glow with heat. See in -2, candescent

in`can•des′cent•ly(adv.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. incandescent, candent(adj)

    emitting light as a result of being heated

    "an incandescent bulb"

  2. incandescent(adj)

    characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance

    "an incandescent performance"

Wiktionary

  1. incandescent(Noun)

    An incandescent lamp or bulb

  2. incandescent(Adjective)

    emitting light as a result of being heated

  3. incandescent(Adjective)

    shining very brightly

  4. incandescent(Adjective)

    showing intense emotion, as of a performance etc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Incandescent(adj)

    white, glowing, or luminous, with intense heat; as, incandescent carbon or platinum; hence, clear; shining; brilliant

Freebase

  1. Incandescent

    Incandescent is the 1985 debut album by Crumbächer. All songs on the album are by Stephen Crumbächer except track 7, "Sweet By and By", which is a Christian hymn with lyrics by S. Fillmore Bennett and music by Joseph P. Webster, arranged by Stephen Crumbächer. According to Stephen Crumbächer, the masters have been lost, making a re-issue or re-release highly unlikely.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

incandescent(adjective)

glowing white with heat.

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