incandescence


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incandescence

Emission of visible radiation by thermal excitation (CIE). See incandescent electric lamp; lumi-nescence.
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The regions where bright soot incandescence is observed, primarily near the piston bowl-wall, must be fuel-rich for soot to form.
Yet the paintings also met Blake's and Archer's own criteria for art: invention and visionary conception, and strangeness and incandescence.
Thankfully, David Cameron - a man who would annoy me even if he was handing me bars of gold bullion - is always capable of taking me to the next level of incandescence.
Cenapred said: "During the night, moderate to intense incandescence could be observed over the crater, as well as the emission of a continuous plume, reaching 1km high, with denser pulses containing small amounts of ash.
But Saidman Yee, whether perching beatifically in full lotus position before 40-odd prone bodies or prowling among them like a jungle cat, emits at 53 her own curious, almost celestial incandescence.
There are two ways in which light is produced for the purpose of illuminated lighting: incandescence or luminescence.
The late 19th century also saw the invention of the gas mantle, whereby light output was improved by bringing a solid material to incandescence within the flame.
This dissonance in their view of paternal incandescence makes the thing that comes upon them even possible at all.
For those who have seen the film version of Brooks' "Young Frankenstein," Reslock might well put you in mind of Terri Garr's memorable Inga, with her blonde incandescence and perky Scandinavian accent.
Sankhya Krishnan writes that Mushtaq lighted up every ground with his incandescence and was the original dasher and the biggest draw of his day.
Now light is fading from the sky's faint incandescence to enclose us in a void of grey.
According to our current knowledge of the radiation of light and heat, it is difficult to admit that the photosphere, from which solar heat emanates, does not heat to the point of incandescence the nucleus that it surrounds.