- incandescent lamp,
Origin of incandescent
Examples from the Web for incandescently
Now that we know Updike is dead, we will start to remember how incandescently and uniquely he was alive, just a short “while ago.”
Word Origin for incandescent
1794, from French incandescent or directly from Latin incandescentem (nominative incandescens), present participle of incandescere "become warm, glow, kindle," from in- "within" (see in- (2)) + candescere "begin to glow, become white," inceptive of candere "to glow, to shine" (see candle).