Excandescence

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Excandescence A growing hot; a white or glowing heat; incandescence.
    • Excandescence Violent anger; a growing angry.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n excandescence A white heat; glowing heat.
    • n excandescence Heat of passion; violent anger.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. excandescentia,

Usage

In literature:

And when they reached the estuary, the excandescent sun Was setting o'er the hefted sea; their saurian day was done.
"Dot and the Kangaroo" by Ethel C. Pedley
And when they reached the estuary, the excandescent sun Was setting o'er the hefted sea; their saurian day was done.
"Dot and the Kangaroo" by Ethel C. Pedley
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