What is the difference between halogen and incandescent?

halogen | incandescent |


As nouns the difference between halogen and incandescent

is that halogen is (chemistry) any element of group 7, ie fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine and astatine, which form a salt by direct union with a metal while incandescent is an lamp or bulb.

As a adjective incandescent is

emitting light as a result of being heated.

halogen

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (chemistry) Any element of group 7, i.e. fluorine, chlorine, bromine, iodine and astatine, which form a salt by direct union with a metal.
  • incandescent

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • emitting light as a result of being heated
  • shining very brightly
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  • showing intense emotion, as of a performance, etc.
  • Derived terms

    * incandescent lamp

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An lamp or bulb
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    See also

    * fluorescent ----