Candent meaning

kăndənt
Having a white-hot glow; incandescent.
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(archaic) Glowing with heat.
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(now rare) Glowing as a result of its high temperature; incandescent, glowing with heat.
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Origin of candent

  • Latin candēns candent- present participle of candēre to shine kand- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin candentem, from candere.

    From Wiktionary