Meaning of lambent

lam•bent

Pronunciation: (lam'bunt), [key]
— adj.
  1. running or moving lightly over a surface: lambent tongues of flame.
  2. dealing lightly and gracefully with a subject; brilliantly playful: lambent wit.
  3. softly bright or radiant: a lambent light.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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