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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glow  \Glow\  (gl[=o]),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Glowed}  (gl[=o]d);  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Glowing}.]  [AS.  gl[=o]wan;  akin  to  D.  gloeijen 
  OHG.  gluoen,  G.  gl["u]hen,  Icel.  gl[=o]a,  Dan.  gloende 
  glowing.  [root]94.  Cf  {Gloom}.] 
  1.  To  shine  with  an  intense  or  white  heat;  to  give  forth 
  vivid  light  and  heat;  to  be  incandescent. 
 
  Glows  in  the  stars,  and  blossoms  in  the  trees. 
  --Pope. 
 
  2.  To  exhibit  a  strong,  bright  color;  to  be  brilliant,  as  if 
  with  heat;  to  be  bright  or  red  with  heat  or  animation, 
  with  blushes,  etc 
 
  Clad  in  a  gown  that  glows  with  Tyrian  rays. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  And  glow  with  shame  of  your  proceedings.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  feel  hot;  to  have  a  burning  sensation,  as  of  the  skin, 
  from  friction,  exercise,  etc.;  to  burn. 
 
  Did  not  his  temples  glow  In  the  same  sultry  winds 
  and  acrching  heats?  --Addison. 
 
  The  cord  slides  swiftly  through  his  glowing  hands. 
  --Gay. 
 
  4.  To  feel  the  heat  of  passion;  to  be  animated,  as  by  intense 
  love,  zeal,  anger,  etc.;  to  rage,  as  passior;  as  the 
  heart  glows  with  love,  zeal,  or  patriotism. 
 
  With  pride  it  mounts,  and  with  revenge  it  glows. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  Burns  with  one  love,  with  one  resentment  glows. 
  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glow  \Glow\,  n. 
  1.  White  or  red  heat;  incandscence. 
 
  2.  Brightness  or  warmth  of  color;  redness;  a  rosy  flush;  as 
  the  glow  of  health  in  the  cheeks. 
 
  3.  Intense  excitement  or  earnestness;  vehemence  or  heat  of 
  passion;  ardor. 
 
  The  red  glow  of  scorn.  --Shak. 
 
  4.  Heat  of  body;  a  sensation  of  warmth,  as  that  produced  by 
  exercise,  etc 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glow  \Glow\,  v.  t. 
  To  make  hot;  to  flush.  [Poetic] 
 
  Fans,  whose  wind  did  seem  To  glow  the  delicate  cheeks 
  which  they  did  cool.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glow 
  n  1:  an  alert  and  refreshed  state  [syn:  {freshness}] 
  2:  light  from  nonthermal  sources  [syn:  {luminescence}] 
  3:  the  phenomenon  of  light  emission  by  a  body  as  its 
  temperature  is  raised  [syn:  {incandescence}] 
  4:  a  feeling  of  considerable  warmth;  "the  glow  of  new  love";  "a 
  glow  of  regret" 
  5:  the  amount  of  electromagnetic  radiation  leaving  or  arriving 
  at  a  point  on  a  surface  [syn:  {radiance},  {glowing}] 
  6:  an  appearance  of  reflected  light  [syn:  {gleam},  {gleaming}, 
  {lambency}] 
  v  1:  emit  a  steady  even  light  without  flames;  "The  fireflies  were 
  glowing  and  flying  about  in  the  garden" 
  2:  esp.  of  the  complexion:  show  a  strong  bright  color,  such  as 
  red  or  pink;  "Her  face  glowed  when  she  came  out  of  the 
  sauna"  [syn:  {beam},  {radiate},  {shine}] 
  3:  shine  intensely,  as  if  with  heat;  "The  coals  were  glowing  in 
  the  dark";  "The  candles  were  burning"  [syn:  {burn}] 
  4:  be  exuberant  or  high-spirited;  "Make  the  people's  hearts 
  glow" 
  5:  experience  a  feeling  of  well-being  or  happiness,  as  from 
  good  health  or  an  intense  emotion;  "She  was  beaming  with 
  joy";  "Her  face  radiated  with  happiness"  [syn:  {beam},  {radiate}, 
  {shine}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  GLOW 
 
    A  POP-11  variant  with  {lexical  scope}. 
 
  Available  from  Andrew  Arnblaster  Bollostraat  6,  B-3140 
  Keerbergen  Belgium,  for  Mac  or  {MS-DOS}. 
 
  [Byte's  UK  edition,  May  1992,  p.84UK-8]. 
 
  (1997-02-07) 
 
 




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