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candent

[kan-duh nt] /ˈkæn dənt/
adjective
1.
glowing with heat; being at a white heat.
Origin
1570-1580
1570-80; < Latin candent- (stem of candēns, present participle of candēre to be shining white), equivalent to cand- bright (see candid) + -ent- -ent
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British Dictionary definitions for can dent

candent

/ˈkændənt/
adjective
1.
an archaic word for incandescent
Word Origin
C16: from Latin candēre to shine
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