Complete Definition of "incalescent"

English
Etymology
From the present participle stem of Latin incalescere, from in- + calescere ‘grow warm’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɪnkəˈlɛsənt/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Becoming warmer, heating up.

#*1973: From some undreamed-of reservoir my body summoned up a gravity tank of incalescent libido. — Kyril Bonfiglioli, Don't Point That Thing at Me (Penguin 2001, p. 106)

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