Definition of Incandesce

1. Verb. Cause to become incandescent or glow. "The lamp was incandesced"

Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Incandescence, Incandescence



2. Verb. Become incandescent or glow with heat. "An incandescing body"
Generic synonyms: Change
Derivative terms: Incandescence, Incandescence

Definition of Incandesce

1. Verb. To cause to be (or to become) incandescent, especially by the application of heat ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Incandesce

1. [v -DESCED, -DESCING, -DESCES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Incandesce

incages
incaging
incaite
incalcitrant
incalculability
incalculable
incalculableness
incalculably
incalescence
incalescences
incalescency
incalescent
incalls
incameration
incandesce (current term)
incandesced
incandescence
incandescences
incandescent
incandescent lamp
incandescently
incandescents
incandesces
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incanescent
incanous
incant
incantation
incantational

Literary usage of Incandesce

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Chemistry of the Several Natural and Artificial Heterogeneous Compounds by Simeon Shaw (1900)
"In distilled water wash well some manganese in powder ; evaporate dry ; add half the weight of muriate of ammonia, and during twenty minutes incandesce ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"It is probable that Drummond is one of the earliest discoverers of the fact that heated oxides of certain elements incandesce. Certainly he made the first ..."

3. Electrical Review (1891)
"The American Elevator Company, & lane, London. (Otis Bros, and Co., United Sti SEPTEMBER 19. An improved switch holder for incandesce lamps. ..."

4. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1912)
"... to incandesce the mantle. If air be passed over or through a vessel containing petrol, the resulting mixture is of very uncertain composition, ..."

5. The Sanitarian by Medico-Legal Society of New York (1901)
"... the salts converted into the oxides and a skeleton hood or cap thus prepared, which would incandesce when a heating flame was applied to it. ..."

6. Elements of mineralogy by James Nicol (1873)
"Opaque or translucent on the edges ; vitreous, often resinous. Black; streak greenish-gray. BB the conchoidal (vitreous) varieties incandesce vividly, ..."

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