from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a white-hot glow; incandescent.
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- adj. Glowing as a result of its high temperature; incandescent, glowing with heat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Heated to whiteness; glowing with heat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Whitening; making white.
- Very hot; heated to whiteness; glowing with white heat.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. emitting light as a result of being heated
Humor hic niger aliquando praeter modum calefactus, et alias refrigeratus evadit: nam recentibus carbonibus ei quid simile accidit, qui durante flamma pellucidissime candent, ea extincta prorsus nigrescunt.
I cared nothing for Evalie then, caught in that limbo which at once was ice and candent core of rage.
Insula montes elati in coelum, quorum vertices perpetua niue candent, radices sempiterno igne æstuant.
Insula montes elati in coelum, quorum vertices perpetua niue candent, radices sempiterno igne 鎠tuant.
Despite the candent heat and the dust that settled on us and our possessions like fur, it was a curiously agreeable trip.
A million hornets buzzed in rage, and lightnings flashed along the candent boundary, ceasing only when the spear point was withdrawn.
For the stars were scattered about in their myriads, dominantly ruby and ember, some yellow or candent, green or blue.
_Lumine sic tremulo terra et cava caerula candent_, to the thunderous oath of Achilles --
Thundering, he downward hurled his candent bolt 155
Tryal of my own, That having sometimes distilled some Woods, as particularly Box, whilst our _Caput mortuum_ remain'd in the Retort, it continued black like Charcoal, though the Retort were Earthen, and kept red-hot in a vehement Fire; but as soon as ever it was brought out of the candent Vessel into the open Air, the burning Coals did hastily degenerate or fall asunder, without the Assistance of any new
The Sceptical Chymist or Chymico-Physical Doubts & Paradoxes, Touching the Spagyrist's Principles Commonly call'd Hypostatical; As they are wont to be Propos'd and Defended by the Generality of Alchymists. Whereunto is præmis'd Part of another Discourse relating to the same Subject.