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Noun: incandescence  ,in-kun'de-s(u)n(t)s or ,in,kan'de-s(u)n(t)s
  1. The phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
    - glow
  2. Light from heat

Derived forms: incandescences

Type of: brightness, brightness level, light, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, visible light, visible radiation

Encyclopedia: Incandescence