Definition of Lambent

1. Adjective. Softly bright or radiant. "A sky luminous with stars"

Exact synonyms: Aglow, Lucent, Luminous
Similar to: Bright
Derivative terms: Lambency, Luminosity, Luminousness



Definition of Lambent

1. a. Playing on the surface; touching lightly; gliding over.

Definition of Lambent

1. Adjective. Brushing or flickering gently over a surface. ¹

2. Adjective. Glowing or luminous, but lacking heat. ¹

3. Adjective. Exhibiting lightness or brilliance of wit; clever or witty without unkindness. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Lambent

1. flickering lightly and gently over a surface [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lambent

lambda particles
lambda phage
lambda sign
lambdacism
lambdas
lambdoid
lambdoid border of occipital bone
lambdoid margin of occipital bone
lambdoid suture
lambdoid suture defect
lambdoid sutures
lambdoidal
lambed
lambencies
lambency
lambent (current term)
lambently
lambeosaur
lambeosaurid
lambeosaurids
lambeosaurs
lamber
lambers
lambert
lambert-eaton myasthenic syndrome
lambert pine
lamberts
lambfold
lambfolds
lambic

Literary usage of Lambent

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1. Allen's Synonyms and Antonyms by Frederic Sturges Allen (1920)
"... refulgent, fulgent (rare or poetic), resplendent, glittering, gleaming, lambent, orient, burning, flaming, nitent (rare), ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1764)
"... out from every part of it, in 1 There is nothing, my dear paternal Uncle ! but one lambent * all directions, into thine. If thou looked, Uncle Toby, ..."

3. John L. Stoddard's Lectures: Supplementary Volume[s]. by John Lawson Stoddard (1902)
"The indented shore gleamed, as if made of fretted ivory; and in the lambent haze Malta, Gozo, and Comino looked no longer like material objects, ..."

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