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candesco , ui, 3,
I.v. inch. n. [candeo], to become of a bright, glittering white, to begin to glisten or radiate (rare; mostly poet.): “ut solet aër candescere solis ab ortu,Ov. M. 6, 49; Tib. 1, 10, 43.—
II. To begin to glow, to grow red hot: “ferrum candescit in igni,Lucr. 1, 491; Ov. M. 2, 230; Vitr. 7, 9 fin; cf. candeo fin.
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