Definition of candescence in US English:

candescence

noun

rare
  • See candescent

    • ‘The process comprises the step of first bringing a substrate to candescence in a reducing or inert atmosphere for the purpose of cleaning the filament.’
    • ‘This orange dusk-like candescence reflects off the whitewater.’
    • ‘Gem candescence is an optical quality that makes a gemstone look like a brilliant drop of liquid color.’
    • ‘It comes from the same Latin root that produces ‘candescence ‘and meant ‘brilliant whiteness‘.’

Pronunciation

candescence

/kənˈdɛsns//kənˈdesns/