incandesce [in′kən des′]
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tr. & intr.v. in·can·desced
To make or become incandescent.
Origin: Latin incandēscere, to glow : in-, intensive pref.; see in-2 + candēscere, to glow, inchoative of candēre, to shine; see kand- in Indo-European roots.