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glowing


  2  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  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glowing 
  adj  1:  softly  bright  or  radiant;  "a  house  aglow  with  lights"; 
  "glowing  embers";  "lambent  tongues  of  flame";  "the 
  lucent  moon";  "a  sky  luminous  with  stars"  [syn:  {aglow(p)}, 
  {lambent},  {lucent},  {luminous}] 
  2:  highly  enthusiastic;  "glowing  praise" 
  3:  burning  steadily  without  flames;  "glowing  coals"  [syn:  {glowing(a)}] 
  n  :  the  amount  of  electromagnetic  radiation  leaving  or  arriving 
  at  a  point  on  a  surface  [syn:  {radiance},  {glow}] 




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