Meaning of incandescent

in•can•des•cent

Pronunciation: (in"kun-des'unt), [key]
— adj.
  1. (of light) produced by incandescence.
  2. glowing or white with heat.
  3. intensely bright; brilliant.
  4. brilliant; masterly; extraordinarily lucid: an incandescent masterpiece; incandescent wit.
  5. aglow with ardor, purpose, etc.: the incandescent vitality of youth.
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