Synonyms and Antonyms of incandescence
the steady giving off of the form of radiation that makes vision possible <candles made from whale oil were once highly prized because they burned with an incandescence superior to that of other candles> Synonyms blaze, flare, fluorescence, glare, gleam, glow, illumination, light, luminescence, radiance, shineRelated Words flash, glimmer, glint, glitter, scintillation, shimmer, sparkle, twinkle; daylight, moonlight, sunlight, sunshine; afterglow, aureole (or aureola), aurora, beam, halo, ray, shaft, streak, stream, sunbeam; glisten, gloss, luster (or lustre), polish, reflection, sheenNear Antonyms blackness, dark, darkness, dimness, dusk, duskiness, gloom, night, shadow
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