- lambdoid suture,
- lambdoidal suture,
- lambert conformal projection,
- lambert's law,
- lambert, johann heinrich
Origin of lambent
Examples from the Web for lambent
A lambent spotlight shines on each individual in his portraits, reminding the world of their forgotten existence.
Their eyes are luminous and lambent, but it is a melancholy light.
At first I thought it was dead, but when I looked closer I saw a lambent fire in its amber eyes.Famous Modern Ghost Stories|Various
But Ooma turned away from the man, and looked through the window, with the lambent glare of a wild animal in his eyes.The Stowmarket Mystery|Louis Tracy
As a monstrous mirror to augment the radiance and multiply the lambent gleams, the speckless crust stretched on and on.The Law of the North (Originally published as Empery)|Samuel Alexander White
From about her neck and breast there shone what is known as a lambent flame which at times became tempestuous.The Cassowary|Stanley Waterloo
Word Origin for lambent
1640s, from figurative use of Latin lambentem (nominative lambens), present participle of lambere "to lick," from PIE root *lab-, indicative of smacking lips or licking (cf. Greek laptein "to sip, lick," Old English lapian "to lick, lap up, suck;" see lap (v.1)).