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incandescentadjective

uk   /ˌɪn.kænˈdes.ənt/ us   /ˌɪn.kænˈdes.ənt/
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incandescentadjective [not gradable]

us   /ˌɪn·kənˈdes·ənt/
producing a bright light after being heated to a high temperature: an incandescent light/bulb
incandescence
noun [U] us   /ˌɪn·kənˈdes·əns/
At night, Los Angeles looked like a vast carpet of incandescence.
(Definition of incandescent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “incandescent”
in Spanish incandescente…
in Vietnamese nóng sáng…
in Malaysian pijar…
in Thai ร้อนขึ้น…
in French incandescent…
in German weißglühend…
in Chinese (Simplified) 灯, 白炽的,白热的, 极亮的…
in Indonesian pijar…
in Chinese (Traditional) 燈, 白熾的,白熱的, 極亮的…
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“incandescent” in American English

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