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adjective as in glowing

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Some bulbs mimic bright blue daylight, while others try to recreate the warm glow of incandescent bulbs.

While traditional twinkle lights that use incandescent bulbs may require maintenance and bulb replacement as often as twice a year, some types of LEDs can last upwards of 50,000 hours.

Light in the ultraviolet spectrum attracts bugs, and incandescent twinkle lights give off just as much of this light as do regular incandescent bulbs.

One set of two 33-foot connectable strings for a total of 200 incandescent lights.

This is an imperfect film that still captures an elusive and incandescent vibe, as alluring as a strand of lights strung up for an impromptu concrete picnic.

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To that end, the budget postpones federal phase-out of incandescent electric bulbs.

His bright idea turned out to be the incandescent light bulb, which he invented in 1880.

The lighting industry has rolled out a series of new products—LEDs, CFLs, new incandescent bulbs—that comply with the standard.

U.S. policy since 2007 has been to phase out incandescent light bulbs.

They last far longer than incandescent bulbs and save enormous amounts of energy.

Its a fine large word, and is in my line; it has quite a learned and cerebrospinal incandescent sound.

The yacht is lighted throughout by electricity, there being over 200 incandescent lamps.

On the inside of the spool, or towel support, an ordinary incandescent electric globe was placed.

Pieces of platinum that will serve very nicely for the purpose may be obtained from an old incandescent lamp.

The experiments and endeavors that brought this result constitute the story of the incandescent lamp.


On this page you'll find 45 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to incandescent, such as: luminous, radiant, shining, beaming, brilliant, and effulgent.

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