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Meaning of INCANDESCENCE

Pronunciation:  `inkun'desuns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  light from heat
  2. [n]  the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
 

INCANDESCENCE is a 13 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: glow
 
 See Also: brightness, brightness level, light, light, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, visible light, visible radiation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`can*des"cence\, n. [Cf. F. incandescence.]
A white heat, or the glowing or luminous whiteness of a body
caused by intense heat.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: afterglow, air glow, bloom, blush, candescence, fieriness, flush, gleam, glint, gloss, glow, hectic, hectic flush, luster, redness, rosiness, sheen, shine, shininess, shining light, skylight, sunset glow, whiteness
 

 

 

 

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