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Incandescence   Listen
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Incandescence  n.  A white heat, or the glowing or luminous whiteness of a body caused by intense heat.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Incandescence" Quotes from Famous Books



... the glittering front of the Astor, the jewelled magnificence of Times Square ... a gorgeous alley of incandescence ahead.... Then—was it years later?—he was paying the taxi-driver in front of a white building on Fifty-seventh Street. He was in the hall—ah, there was the negro boy from Martinique, ...
— The Beautiful and Damned • F. Scott Fitzgerald

... caloric; temperature, warmth, fervor, calidity^; incalescence^, incandescence; glow, flush; fever, hectic. phlogiston; fire, spark, scintillation, flash, flame, blaze; bonfire; firework, pyrotechnics, pyrotechny^; wildfire; sheet of fire, lambent flame; devouring element; adiathermancy^; recalescence [Phys.]. summer, dog days; ...
— Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Body • Roget

... reached the edge of the wood the greyish light of this dismal day had changed in the west to a dull reddish glow—a glow that had neither brilliance nor incandescence in it; only a weird tint that hung over the horizon and turned the ...
— El Dorado • Baroness Orczy



Words linked to "Incandescence" :   visible light, luminance, incandesce, luminousness, brightness level, light, incandescent, luminosity



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