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incandescent

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.kænˈdes.ənt/ us  

incandescent adjective (LIGHT)

producing a bright light from a heated filament or other part: an incandescent lamp literary extremely bright: The mountain's snow-white peak was incandescent against the blue sky.

incandescent adjective (QUALITY)

showing extreme anger or happiness: He was incandescent with rage. Her beauty had an incandescent quality to it. extremely good, special, or skilled: an incandescent performance/career
incandescence
noun [U] uk   /-əns/ us  
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