incandesce

verb
in·​can·​desce | \ ˌin-kən-ˈdes How to pronounce incandesce (audio) also -(ˌ)kan- \
incandesced; incandescing

Definition of incandesce

intransitive verb

: to be or become incandescent

First Known Use of incandesce

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for incandesce

Latin incandescere

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“Incandesce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incandesce. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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