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tr. & intr.v. in·can·desced, in·can·desc·ing, in·can·desc·es
To make or become incandescent.
[Latin incandēscere, to glow : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + candēscere, to glow, inchoative of candēre, to shine; see kand- in Indo-European roots.]
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(General Physics) (intr) to exhibit incandescence
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v.i., v.t. -desced, -desc•ing.
to glow or cause to glow with heat.
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Past participle: incandesced
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|Verb||1.||incandesce - cause to become incandescent or glow; "the lamp was incandesced"|
|2.||incandesce - become incandescent or glow with heat; "an incandescing body"|
change - undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night"
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