1. incandescent

adjective. ['ˌɪnkənˈdɛsənt'] emitting light as a result of being heated.


  • light


  • bright
  • dull


  • incandescens (Latin)
  • incandesco (Latin)

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Rhymes with Incandescent

  • antidepressant
  • convalescent
  • obsolescent
  • luminescent
  • suppressant
  • iridescent
  • fluorescent
  • evanescent
  • effervescent
  • depressant
  • adolescent
  • quiescent
  • incessant
  • crescent
  • bessent

How do you pronounce incandescent?

Pronounce incandescent as ˌɪnkənˈdɛsənt.

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Sentences with incandescent

1. Noun, singular or mass
That means a single Energy Star light bulb will last as long as eight incandescent light bulbs.

2. Adjective
The solar cell works well either from the light of the Sun or an incandescent bulb.

Quotes about incandescent

1. Slice a pear and you will find that its flesh is incandescent white. It glows with inner light. Those who carry a knife and a pear are never afraid of the dark.
- Yann Martel, Beatrice and Virgil

2. incandescent

adjective. ['ˌɪnkənˈdɛsənt'] characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance.


  • dullness


  • incandescens (Latin)
  • incandesco (Latin)