lam·ben·cy || 'læmbənsɪ n. glowing, flickering; soft shining; flickering light; flickering flame

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • lambency — /lam beuhn see/, n., pl. lambencies for 2. 1. the quality of being lambent. 2. something that is lambent. [1810 20; LAMB(ENT) + ENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • fitful — fitful, spasmodic, convulsive are comparable when they mean lacking steadiness or regularity in course, movement, or succession (as of acts or efforts). Fitful stresses variability and intermittency; it implies an irregular succession… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • lambency — /ˈlæmbənsi/ (say lambuhnsee) noun (plural lambencies) 1. the quality of being lambent. 2. that which is lambent …   Australian English dictionary

  • lam|ben|cy — «LAM buhn see», noun, plural cies. 1. lambent quality or condition. 2. a flickering light; shimmer: »In the picture, these colors…accent the lambencies of the hair (New Yorker) …   Useful english dictionary

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