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Meaning of CANDESCENT

Pronunciation:  kan'desunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  glowing from great heat
 

CANDESCENT is a 10 letter word that starts with C.

 

 Synonyms: light
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Can*des"cent\, a. [L. candescens, -entis, p. pr. of
candescere, v. incho. fr. candere to shine.]
Glowing; luminous; incandescent.

 
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