candescent

adjective can·des·cent \ -sᵊnt \

Definition of candescent

:glowing or dazzling from or as if from great heat

Examples of candescent in a Sentence

  1. the campers were transfixed by the candescent coals of their seashore fire

Origin and Etymology of candescent

Latin candescent-, candescens, present participle of candescere, inchoative of candēre



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