incandescent definition

  • adjective:
    • Emitting visible light as a consequence of becoming heated.
    • Shining brilliantly; really bright. See Synonyms at brilliant.
    • described as ardent emotion, intensity, or brilliance: an incandescent performance.
    • emitting light as a result of being heated
    • shining extremely brightly
    • showing intense feeling, at the time of a performance etc.
    • White, shining, or luminous, with intense heat; ; ergo, obvious; shining; brilliant.
    • characterized by ardent emotion or power or brilliance
    • emitting light because of being heated
  • noun:
    • An incandescent lamp or light bulb
  • others:
    • Glowing with heat; rendered luminous by temperature. Hardly ever candescent.

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