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Origin of incandescent
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Example sentences from the Web for incandescent
At his incandescent and infectious best, his presence electrifies any game, regardless of rooting interest.As this strange NBA season starts to get good, the Wizards are suddenly doing the same|Jerry Brewer|April 22, 2021|Washington Post
They are so hot they are incandescent — meaning they emit light.
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.
The lighting industry has rolled out a series of new products—LEDs, CFLs, new incandescent bulbs—that comply with the standard.The Chicken Littles Are Wrong: Environmental Regulations Always Spur Innovation|Daniel Gross|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
U.S. policy since 2007 has been to phase out incandescent light bulbs.
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
Its a fine large word, and is in my line; it has quite a learned and cerebrospinal incandescent sound.A Horse's Tale|Mark Twain
The yacht is lighted throughout by electricity, there being over 200 incandescent lamps.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
On the inside of the spool, or towel support, an ordinary incandescent electric globe was placed.
Pieces of platinum that will serve very nicely for the purpose may be obtained from an old incandescent lamp.
The experiments and endeavors that brought this result constitute the story of the incandescent lamp.Steam Steel and Electricity|James W. Steele