What does lambent mean?

Definitions for lambent
ˈlæm bəntlam·bent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aglow(p), lambent, lucent, luminous(adj)

    softly bright or radiant

    "a house aglow with lights"; "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars"

Wiktionary

  1. lambent(Adjective)

    Brushing or flickering gently over a surface.

    Etymology: From lambens, present participle of lambo.

  2. lambent(Adjective)

    Glowing or luminous, but lacking heat.

    The lambent glow of fireflies delighted the children.

    Etymology: From lambens, present participle of lambo.

  3. lambent(Adjective)

    Exhibiting lightness or brilliance of wit; clever or witty without unkindness.

    We appreciated her lambent comments.

    Etymology: From lambens, present participle of lambo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lambent(adj)

    playing on the surface; touching lightly; gliding over

    Etymology: [L. lambens, -enlis, p. pr. of lambere to lick; akin to lap. See Lap to drink by licking.]

  2. Lambent(adj)

    twinkling or gleaming; fickering

    Etymology: [L. lambens, -enlis, p. pr. of lambere to lick; akin to lap. See Lap to drink by licking.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Lambent

    lam′bent, adj. moving about as if touching lightly: gliding over: flickering.—n. Lam′bency, the quality of being lambent: that which is lambent. [L. lambenslambĕre, to lick.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lambent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lambent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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