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incandescent

adjective [not gradable]    /ˌɪn·kənˈdes·ənt/
producing a bright light after being heated to a high temperature: an incandescent light/bulb incandescence    /ˌɪn·kənˈdes·əns/ noun [U] At night, Los Angeles looked like a vast carpet of incandescence.
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