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in•can•des•cent



Pronunciation: (in"kun-des'unt), [key]
adj.
1. (of light) produced by incandescence.
2. glowing or white with heat.
3. intensely bright; brilliant.
4. brilliant; masterly; extraordinarily lucid: an incandescent masterpiece; incandescent wit.
5. aglow with ardor, purpose, etc.: the incandescent vitality of youth.

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

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