INCANDESCENT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INCANDESCENT
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 a.  strikingly bright; shining with intense heat; emitting light as result of being heated
Classic Sentence:
1  Flying, rushing through the ambient, incandescent, summer silent.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 1
2  The fire burned brightly, and the soft radiance of the incandescent lights in the lilies of silver caught the bubbles that flashed and passed in our glasses.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In I
3  "Lights," commanded Master Freddie; and the butler pressed a button, and a flood of brilliant incandescence streamed from above, half-blinding Jurgis.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 24
Example Sentence:
1  If you leave on an incandescent light bulb, it quickly grows too hot to touch.
2  The mountain's snow-white peak was incandescent against the blue sky.