incandescent : Definition, Usages, News and More

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in kuhn de suhnt

  • s  emitting light as a result of being heated
    an incandescent bulb
  • s  characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance
    an incandescent performance

  • It was an incandescent performance and she got a standing ovation after it got over.
  • Last year, Australia became the first country to announce it is banning incandescent bulbs (from 2010).
  • Choose LEDs (light-emitting diodes) instead of incandescent bulbs to decorate your tree and home.
News & Articles

  • New generation of LED bulbs a bright idea for your home
    In its first hundred years, the light bulb didn’t change that much. But now, you might not even recognize what some bulbs look like. The latest generation of bulb is the LED, or light-emitting diode. These new bulbs are dimmable, use about 80% less electricity than incandescent bulbs, and last 25 years. These are different than earlier CFL (compact fluorescent) bulbs in that they don’t contain ...
    June 22, 2013 - KING5 Seattle
  • James Gandolfini and TV changed each other
    James Gandolfini, who died suddenly on Wednesday night in Rome, changed television. And television changed him. The actor gave one of the most incandescent performances in the history of the medium as the violent, crass, and strangely conflicted boss of a New Jersey crime family in HBO's The Sopranos. Gandolfini's ferocious and fearless work inspired a flood of sup
    June 20, 2013 -
  • The Lottery of Birth Is Like a Thought-Provoking Dinner Party
    Displaying incandescent theorizing yet lurching storytelling, The Lottery of Birth parses modern societies in a profound, haphazard manner. Watching it is like attending an erudite dinner—the conversation isn't preordained, but it's insightful nevertheless. A docu-essay, the film's ...
    June 19, 2013 - The Village Voice

  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in FOXNews
    Like Australia, we should phase out incandescent lights by 2010,Arroyo said in her closing remarks at the Philippine Energy Summit.
  • Jane Harman in Seattle Times
    In this bill, we ban by 2012 the famously inefficient 100-watt incandescent bulb,said Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif., co-sponsor of that provision.
  • Malcolm Turnbull in Reuters
    By that stage you simply won't be able to buy incandescent lightbulbs, because they won't meet the energy standard,Turnbull told local radio.

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