Etymology
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candescent (adj.)

"glowing, incandescent," 1824, from Latin candescentem (nominative candescens), present participle of candescere "to become white, begin to gleam," inchoative of candere "to shine, to glow" (from PIE root *kand- "to shine"). Related: Candescence.

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Definitions of candescent

candescent (adj.)
glowing from great heat;
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