Excandescent Ex`can*des"cent, a. [L. excandescens, p. pr. of excandescere to take fire, glow; ex out (intens.) + candescere to begin to glisten or glow, fr. candere. See {Candid}.] White or glowing with heat. [R.] --Ure. [1913 Webster]

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