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glow meaning and definition

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GLOW noun

Definition of glow (noun)

  1. an alert and refreshed state
  2. light from nonthermal sources
  3. the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
  4. a feeling of considerable warmth
    • "the glow of new love"; "a glow of regret"
  5. a steady even light without flames
  6. the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
  7. an appearance of reflected light

GLOW verb

Definition of glow (verb)

  1. emit a steady even light without flames
    • "The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"
  2. have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink
  3. shine intensely, as if with heat
    • "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning"
    • synonyms: 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"
    • synonyms: beam, radiate, shine
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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