Meaning of “incandescent” in the English Dictionary

"incandescent" in British English

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incandescentadjective

uk /ˌɪn.kænˈdes.ənt/ us /ˌɪn.kænˈdes.ənt/

(Definition of “incandescent” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incandescent" in American English

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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)