from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Growing hotter or more ardent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Becoming warmer, heating up.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Growing warm; increasing in heat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Growing warm; increasing in heat.
Latin incalēscēns, incalēscent-, present participle of incalēscere, to grow warm : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + calēscere, to grow warm, inchoative of calēre, to be warm; see kelə-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin incalescent-, stem of incalescens, present participle of incalescere, from in + calescere ("to grow warm") (Wiktionary)