[ kan-des-uhnt ]
/ kænˈdɛs ənt /
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Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?
Origin of candescent
OTHER WORDS FROM candescent
can·des·cence, nouncan·des·cent·ly, adverbnon·can·des·cence, nounnon·can·des·cent, adjective
Words nearby candescent
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Example sentences from the Web for candescent
Then he saw, pale and candescent in the blackness, three or four great lilies, the authors of that perfume.The Island Pharisees|John Galsworthy
British Dictionary definitions for candescent
/ (kænˈdɛsənt) /
rare glowing or starting to glow with heat
Derived forms of candescentcandescence, nouncandescently, adverb
Word Origin for candescent
C19: from Latin candescere, from candēre to be white, shine
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