- to glow or cause to glow with heat.
Origin of incandesce
First recorded in 1870–75; back formation from incandescent
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Related Words for incandesceshine, luminesce, glare, gleam, burn, yield, blaze, radiate, glitter, emit, glow
- (intr) to exhibit incandescence
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