[ in-kuh n-des ]
/ ˌɪn kənˈdɛs /
verb (used with or without object), in·can·desced, in·can·desc·ing.
to glow or cause to glow with heat.
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Origin of incandesce
First recorded in 1870–75; back formation from incandescent
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British Dictionary definitions for incandesce
/ (ˌɪnkænˈdɛs) /
(intr) to exhibit incandescence
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