- glowing with heat; being at a white heat.
Origin of candent
Examples from the Web for candent
Historical Examples of candent
It flameth white and candent like Camphire, but dissolveth not in aqua fortis, like it.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3)
The low ceiling was fused where the day poured through, became a candent vapour, volatilised.
The canoe going downstream appeared to dissolve in candent vapour.
- an archaic word for incandescent