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noun as in radiance

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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.

They fly closer to the sun than the rest of us, and there is an incandescence about them.

It was first produced by heating with the current to incandescence a fine platinum wire.

The phenomenon of incandescence without oxygen seems peculiar to these lights alone.

Small wonder that the meteor is brought to lively incandescence and consumed even in a fraction of a second.

Once a Beowulfer vanished in a supernova flash, and when the ball of incandescence widened to nothing the ship was gone.

There were momentarily unbearable flashes of pure energy and from them globes of incandescence spread and vanished.


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