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incandescent

adjective (LIGHT)    /ˌɪn.kænˈdes.ənt/
producing a bright light from a heated filament or other part: an incandescent lampThe qualities of light literary extremely bright: The mountain's snow-white peak was incandescent against the blue sky.The qualities of light incandescence     /-əns/ noun [U] Light
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