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synonyms for incandescence

  • bulb
  • candle
  • daylight
  • flash
  • glare
  • glow
  • lamp
  • lantern
  • radiation
  • ray
  • star
  • sun
  • sunshine
  • window
  • aurora
  • beacon
  • blaze
  • brightness
  • brilliance
  • brilliancy
  • coruscation
  • dawn
  • daybreak
  • daytime
  • effulgence
  • emanation
  • flare
  • gleam
  • glimmer
  • glint
  • glitter
  • illumination
  • irradiation
  • lambency
  • lighthouse
  • luminosity
  • luster
  • morn
  • morning
  • phosphorescence
  • radiance
  • refulgence
  • scintillation
  • sheen
  • shine
  • sparkle
  • splendor
  • sunbeam
  • sunrise
  • taper
  • torch
  • fulgor
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antonyms for incandescence

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  • darkness
  • dimness
  • dullness
  • eventide
  • sundown
  • sunset
  • dark
  • misconception
  • misunderstanding
  • night
  • obscurity
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    How to use incandescence in a sentence

    I pick up whatever thing a dream washes onto my shoreline and turn it over to look, hoping for the shimmery incandescence of pearl shell and fearing, instead, the exposure of a writhing, unspeakable underside—an impulse unmentionable.
    THE WHALE WHO WILL COME SOON - ISSUE 105: WHALE SONGSREBECCA GIGGSSEPTEMBER 8, 2021NAUTILUS
    It was first produced by heating with the current to incandescence a fine platinum wire.
    STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
    The phenomenon of incandescence without oxygen seems peculiar to these lights alone.
    STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
    Small wonder that the meteor is brought to lively incandescence and consumed even in a fraction of a second.
    A TEXT-BOOK OF ASTRONOMYGEORGE C. COMSTOCK
    Once a Beowulfer vanished in a supernova flash, and when the ball of incandescence widened to nothing the ship was gone.
    SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
    There were momentarily unbearable flashes of pure energy and from them globes of incandescence spread and vanished.
    SPACE VIKINGHENRY BEAM PIPER
    Rocks beneath it flashed into sudden incandescence, splintered and cracked, flowed in molten streams.
    ASTOUNDING STORIES, APRIL, 1931VARIOUS
    I cannot express their vague, yet vast and intense splendor, by any other word than incandescence.
    THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY, VOLUME 14, NO. 86, DECEMBER, 1864VARIOUS
    The usual method is to heat some material to incandescence by passing an electric current through it.
    THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
    It was exactly as though her fury, a generated incandescence of rage, had burned into a perceptible flare.
    CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    capacitor

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