incandescente

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

incandescente

  1. feminine singular of incandescent

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin incandēscentem, accusative of incandēscēns, present active participle of incandēscō (I grow warm; I kindle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /in.kan.deʃˈʃɛn.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛnte
  • Hyphenation: in‧can‧de‧scèn‧te

Adjective[edit]

incandescente (plural incandescenti)

  1. white-hot, incandescent (emitting light as a result of being heated)
    Synonyms: arroventato, rovente
  2. (by extension, hyperbolic) scorching hot, scalding hot, boiling hot
    Synonyms: arroventato, bollente, infuocato, rovente
    Antonyms: freddo, gelido, ghiacciato
  3. (figuratively) fiery, hot, spirited
    Synonyms: acceso, ardente, arroventato, infiammato, infuocato, rovente, vivace
    Antonyms: calmo, freddo, sonnolento, tranquillo

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • incandescente in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

incandēscente

  1. ablative masculine singular of incandēscēns
  2. ablative feminine singular of incandēscēns
  3. ablative neuter singular of incandēscēns

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: in‧can‧des‧cen‧te

Adjective[edit]

incandescente m or f (plural incandescentes, comparable)

  1. incandescent

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

incandescente (plural incandescentes)

  1. incandescent

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