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Origin of incandescent
OTHER WORDS FROM incandescentin·can·des·cent·ly, adverbnon·in·can·des·cent, adjectivenon·in·can·des·cent·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for incandescent
To that end, the budget postpones federal phase-out of incandescent electric bulbs.
His bright idea turned out to be the incandescent light bulb, which he invented in 1880.
They last far longer than incandescent bulbs and save enormous amounts of energy.The GOP’s Relentless Crusade to Save America From Commie Light Bulbs|Michael Tomasky|January 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The light of halogen lamps is slightly more “whiteish” than incandescent lamps.
Their dimming performance will rarely match that of an incandescent, but it is getting better as the technology improves.
Others think the incandescent cinders and the force of their ejection were sufficient to cause the destruction.Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror|Richard Linthicum
The radar-blip which told of that ship's existence changed to the vaguely vaporous glow of incandescent gas.Talents, Incorporated|William Fitzgerald Jenkins
As a matter of fact, nothing short of sunlight is better than the incandescent electric light to read by or to work by.
These corpuscles bombard the anode and keep it incandescent.
The term is also used for a meshed cap of refractory oxides employed in systems of incandescent lighting (see Lighting).