v. glow with heat, glow; cause to glow

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • incandesce — /in keuhn des /, v.i., v.t., incandesced, incandescing. to glow or cause to glow with heat. [1870 75; back formation from INCANDESCENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • incandesce — [c]/ɪnkænˈdɛs/ (say inkan des) verb (incandesced, incandescing) –verb (i) 1. to glow with heat. –verb (t) 2. to cause to glow. {Latin incandescere grow hot, glow} …   Australian English dictionary

  • incandesce — [in΄kən des′] vi., vt. incandesced, incandescing [L incandescere] to become or make incandescent …   English World dictionary

  • incandesce — verb 1. cause to become incandescent or glow the lamp was incandesced • Derivationally related forms: ↑incandescence • Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify • Verb Frames …   Useful english dictionary

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