Definition of Candescence

1. n. See Incandescence.



Definition of Candescence

1. Noun. incandescence ¹

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Definition of Candescence

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Candescence

cancroids
cancrum
cancrum oris
candela
candelabra
candelabralike
candelabras
candelabrum
candelabrums
candelas
candelilla
candelilla wax
candent
canderos
candesartan
candescence (current term)
candescences
candescent
candicans
candicant
candicidin
candid
candid camera
candida
candida micro-abscesses
candidacies
candidacy
candidaemia
candidaemias
candidal

Literary usage of Candescence

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Thick platinum wires are melted before it like wax in a candle flame ; and earths, such as lime, magnesia, or zirconia, are raised to intense iD candescence ..."

2. Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied for the Use of by Adolphe Ganot, Edmund Atkinson (1886)
"... and the wire is raised to dull ' candescence by the passage of a current, the incandescence is more w* when the air has been pumped out of the tube, ..."

3. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1867)
"... Huggins as to its being a world in combustion or in candescence. This star has been well known for years as one of the 9^ magnitude; and after its late ..."

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