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in•can•des•cence



Pronunciation: (in"kun-des'uns), [key]
n.
1. the emission of visible light by a body, caused by its high temperature. Cf. luminescence.
2. the light produced by such an emission.
3. the quality of being incandescent.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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