how to pronounce incandescent


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incandescent is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of incandescent in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in your house or an incandescent bulb …”

meanings of incandescent


  1. Showing intense emotion, as of a performance, etc.
  2. Emitting light as a result of being heated.
  3. Shining very brightly.


  1. An incandescent lamp or bulb.

incandescent frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word incandescent occurs in english on average 0.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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