See candescent.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • candescent — candescence, n. candescently, adv. /kan des euhnt/, adj. glowing; incandescent. [1815 25; < L candescent (s. of candescens, prp. of candescere to become bright), equiv. to cand bright (see CANDID) + escent ESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • candescent — /kænˈdɛsənt/ (say kan desuhnt) adjective glowing; incandescent. {Latin candescens, present participle, beginning to glow} –candescence, noun –candescently, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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