Synonyms and Antonyms of incandescence

  1. 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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