Definitions for incandescentˌɪn kənˈdɛs ənt

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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"


  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

  2. Origin: [L. incandecens, -entis, p. pr. of incandescere to become warm or hot; pref. in- in + candescere to become of a glittering whiteness, to become red hot, incho. fr. candere to be of a glittering whiteness: cf. F. incandescent. See Candle.]


  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.

Translations for incandescent

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • incandescentCatalan, Valencian
  • glühend, Glüh-German
  • πυρακτωμένοςGreek
  • irradiante, rebosante, reluciente, resplandesciente, candente, deslumbrante, incandescenteSpanish
  • hehkuva, hehku, loistavaFinnish
  • irradiant, rayonnant, éblouissant, éclatant, incandescent, resplendissantFrench
  • abbagliante, incandescente, risplendenteItalian
  • горячий, накалённый добела, пылкий, сияющий, светящийсяRussian
  • bländandeSwedish

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