incandescent Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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incandescentadjective

uk   us   /ˌɪn.kænˈdes.ənt/

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   us   /-əns/
Translations of “incandescent”
in Vietnamese nóng sáng…
in Spanish incandescente…
in Thai ร้อนขึ้น…
in Malaysian pijar…
in French incandescent…
in German weißglühend…
in Chinese (Traditional) 燈, 白熾的,白熱的, 極亮的…
in Indonesian pijar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灯, 白炽的,白热的, 极亮的…
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