can·des·cence || kæn'desns n. brightness

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  • candescence — kanˈdesən(t)s noun ( s) : a candescent state or condition : dazzling clear whiteness the candescence of the full moon …   Useful english dictionary

  • candescence — noun Date: circa 1864 a candescent state ; glowing whiteness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • candescence — can·des·cence (kăn dĕsʹəns) n. The state of being white hot; incandescence.   [From Latin candēscēns, candēscent present participle of candēscere inchoative of candēre, to shine. See candid.]   can·desʹcent adj. can·desʹcent·ly adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • candescence — can·des·cence …   English syllables

  • candescent — candescence, n. candescently, adv. /kan des euhnt/, adj. glowing; incandescent. [1815 25; < L candescent (s. of candescens, prp. of candescere to become bright), equiv. to cand bright (see CANDID) + escent ESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

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  • kand- — Also kend . To shine. 1. Suffixed (stative) form *kand ē . candelabrum, candelilla, candent, candescence, candid, candida, candidate, candle, candor; …   Universalium

  • candescent — adjective glowing with heat; white hot, incandescent See Also: candescence …   Wiktionary

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