incandesce

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verb in·can·desce \ˌin-kən-ˈdes also -(ˌ)kan-\

Definition of incandesce

incandesced

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incandescing

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to be or become incandescent

Origin and Etymology of incandesce

Latin incandescere


First Known Use: 1874

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