lambency

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lambency an appearance of reflected light
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lambency The quality of being lambent; that which is lambent; a lambent gleam.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lambency the quality of being lambent: that which is lambent
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. lambenslambĕre, to lick.

Usage

In literature:

A hundred feet away the Shining One pulsed and spiralled in its evilly glorious lambency of sparkling plumes.
"The Moon Pool" by A. Merritt
A faint lambency still clung to the cliff.
"The Metal Monster" by A. Merritt
Still there remained a dark lambency of anticipation.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
He wanted leisure to see the rhapsody of every small movement under the lambency of both sun and moon.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
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