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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shine  \Shine\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Shone}  (?  or  ?;  277) 
  (archaic  {Shined});  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Shining}.]  [OE.  shinen, 
  schinen  AS  sc[=i]nan;  akin  to  D.  schijnen  OFries 
  sk[=i]na,  OS  &  OHG.  sc[=i]nan,  G.  scheinen  Icel.  sk[=i]na, 
  Sw  skina,  Dan.  skinne,  Goth.  skeinan  and  perh.  to  Gr  ??? 
  shadow.  [root]157.  Cf  {Sheer}  pure,  and  {Shimmer}.] 
  1.  To  emit  rays  of  light;  to  give  light;  to  beam  with  steady 
  radiance;  to  exhibit  brightness  or  splendor;  as  the  sun 
  shines  by  day  the  moon  shines  by  night. 
  Hyperion's  quickening  fire  doth  shine.  --Shak. 
  God,  who  commanded  the  light  to  shine  out  of 
  darkness,  hath  shined  in  our  hearts,  to  give  the 
  light  of  the  knowledge  of  the  glory  of  God  in  the 
  face  of  Jesus  Cghrist.  --2  Cor.  iv 
  Let  thine  eyes  shine  forth  in  their  full  luster. 
  2.  To  be  bright  by  reflection  of  light;  to  gleam;  to  be 
  glossy;  as  to  shine  like  polished  silver. 
  3.  To  be  effulgent  in  splendor  or  beauty.  ``So  proud  she 
  shined  in  her  princely  state.''  --Spenser. 
  Once  brightest  shined  this  child  of  heat  and  air. 
  4.  To  be  eminent,  conspicuous,  or  distinguished;  to  exhibit 
  brilliant  intellectual  powers;  as  to  shine  in  courts;  to 
  shine  in  conversation. 
  Few  are  qualified  to  shine  in  company;  but  it  in 
  most  men's  power  to  be  agreeable.  --Swift. 
  {To  make},  or  {cause},  {the  face  to  shine  upon},  to  be 
  propitious  to  to  be  gracious  to  --Num.  vi  25. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shine  \Shine\,  n. 
  1.  The  quality  or  state  of  shining;  brightness;  luster, 
  gloss;  polish;  sheen. 
  Now  sits  not  girt  with  taper's  holy  shine.  --Milton. 
  Fair  opening  to  some  court's  propitious  shine. 
  The  distant  shine  of  the  celestial  city. 
  2.  Sunshine;  fair  weather. 
  Be  it  fair  or  foul,  or  rain  or  shine.  --Dryden. 
  3.  A  liking  for  a  person;  a  fancy.  [Slang,  U.S.] 
  4.  Caper;  antic;  row.  [Slang] 
  {To  cut  up  shines},  to  play  pranks.  [Slang,  U.S.] 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shine  \Shine\,  a.  [AS.  sc[=i]n.  See  {Shine},  v.  i.] 
  Shining;  sheen.  [Obs.]  --Spenser. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Shine  \Shine\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  cause  to  shine,  as  a  light.  [Obs.] 
  He  [God]  doth  not  rain  wealth,  nor  shine  honor  and 
  virtues,  upon  men  equally.  --Bacon. 
  2.  To  make  bright;  to  cause  to  shine  by  reflected  light;  as 
  in  hunting,  to  shine  the  eyes  of  a  deer  at  night  by 
  throwing  a  light  on  them  [U.  S.]  --Bartlett. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  quality  of  being  bright  and  sending  out  rays  of  light 
  [syn:  {radiance},  {radiancy},  {effulgence},  {refulgence}, 
  v  1:  be  bright  by  reflecting  or  casting  light  [syn:  {reflect}] 
  2:  emit  light;  be  bright,  as  of  the  sun  or  a  light;  "The  sun 
  shone  bright  that  day";  "the  fire  beamed  on  their  faces" 
  [syn:  {beam}] 
  3:  be  shiny,  as  if  wet;  "His  eyes  were  glistening"  [syn:  {glitter}, 
  {glisten},  {glint},  {gleam}] 
  4:  be  distinguished  or  eminent;  "His  talent  shines" 
  5:  be  clear  and  obvious;  "A  shining  example" 
  6:  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:  {glow},  {beam},  {radiate}] 
  7:  throw  or  flash  the  light  of  (a  lamp,  etc.):  "Shine  the  light 
  on  that  window,  please" 
  8:  touch  or  seem  as  if  touching;  "Light  fell  on  her  face";  "The 
  light  struck  the  golden  necklace"  [syn:  {fall},  {strike}] 
  9:  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:  {glow},  {beam}, 
  10:  of  surfaces;  "shine  the  silver,  please";  "shine  my  shoes" 
  [syn:  {polish},  {smooth},  {smoothen}] 

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