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in·can·des·cent

 (ĭn′kən-dĕs′ənt)
adj.
1. Emitting visible light as a result of being heated.
2. Shining brilliantly; very bright. See Synonyms at bright.
3. Characterized by ardent emotion, intensity, or brilliance: an incandescent performance.
4. Of or relating to a light bulb containing a filament that is heated to incandescence by an electric current.
n.
1. An incandescent light bulb.
2. A lamp that is fitted with an incandescent light bulb.

in′can·des′cent·ly adv.
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incandescent

(ˌɪnkænˈdɛsənt)
adj
1. emitting light as a result of being heated to a high temperature; red-hot or white-hot
2. informal extremely angry; raging
[C18: from Latin incandescere to become hot, glow, from in-2 + candescere to grow bright, from candēre to be white; see candid]
ˌincanˈdescently adv
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in•can•des•cent

(ˌɪn kənˈdɛs ənt)

adj.
1. glowing or white with heat.
2. extremely bright or lucid; brilliant: incandescent wit.
3. zestful; ardent.
[1785–95; < Latin incandēscere to glow with heat. See in-2, candescent]
in`can•des′cent•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.incandescent - emitting light as a result of being heated; "an incandescent bulb"
light - characterized by or emitting light; "a room that is light when the shutters are open"; "the inside of the house was airy and light"
2.incandescent - characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance; "an incandescent performance"
glorious - having or deserving or conferring glory; "a long and glorious career"; "our glorious literature"
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incandescent

adjective
2. furious, angry, mad, raging, boiling, fuming, choked, pissed (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), infuriated, incensed, enraged, maddened, pissed off (taboo slang), livid (informal), up in arms, on the warpath (informal), foaming at the mouth, wrathful, in high dudgeon, fit to be tied (slang), beside yourself It makes me incandescent with fury.
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incandescent

adjective
Giving off or reflecting light readily or in large amounts:
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Translations
مُتَوَهِّج
žhavý
hvidglødende
rauîglóandi
kvēlojošsnokaitēts līdz baltkvēleispožs
žeravý
akkor haline gelmiş

incandescent

[ˌɪnkænˈdesnt] ADJincandescente
she was incandescent (with rage)estaba que trinaba (de rabia)
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incandescent

[ˌɪnkænˈdɛsənt] adj
[substance, device] → incandescent(e)
(= brilliant) [person, personality, performance] → brillant(e)
to be incandescent with rage → être vert(e) de rage
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incandescent

adj (lit)(weiß) glühend; (fig liter)hell leuchtend, strahlend; incandescent lightGlühlampe f, → Glühbirne f; incandescent with rage or furybis zur Weißglut gereizt
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incandescent

[ˌɪnkænˈdɛsnt] adj (frm) → incandescente
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incandescent

(inkӕnˈdesnt) adjective
glowing white with heat.
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References in classic literature ?
The incandescence, so to call it, was on the left side.
Flames require the oxygen of the air to feed upon and cannot be developed under water; but streams of lava, having in themselves the principles of their incandescence, can attain a white heat, fight vigorously against the liquid element, and turn it to vapour by contact.
It was a reddish incandescence which increased by degrees, a decided proof that the projectile was shifting toward it and not falling normally on the surface of the moon.