Definitions of glow

  1. shine intensely, as if with heat; " The coals were glowing in the dark"; " The candles were burning"
  2. an alert and refreshed state
  3. an appearance of reflected light
  4. light from nonthermal sources
  5. a feeling of considerable warmth; " the glow of new love"; " a glow of regret"
  6. the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
  7. the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
  8. 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"
  9. be exuberant or high- spirited; " Make the people's hearts glow"
  10. emit a steady even light without flames; " The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"
  11. a steady even light without flames
  12. especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; " Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
  13. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.
  14. 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.
  15. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.
  16. 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.
  17. To make hot; to flush.
  18. White or red heat; incandscence.
  19. Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks.
  20. Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor.
  21. Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc.
  22. To shine with intense heat; radiate heat and light; be incandescent or brilliant; be red or flushed; be animated or inspired with passion, love, zeal, etc.
  23. Intense or shining heat; incandescence; redness, or brightness of color; passion; ardor.
  24. To shine with an intense heat: to feel great heat of body: to be flushed: to feel the heat of passion: to be ardent.
  25. Shining or white heat: unusual warmth: brightness of color: vehemence of passion.
  26. Heat with light; heat; brightness of color.
  27. To shine with intense heat; feel heat or ardor; be flushed with color.
  28. To radiate light and heat, especially without a flame.
  29. To be ardent or excited.
  30. To flush.
  31. Fervid heat; strong emotion; ardor; flush; ruddiness.
  32. Shining or white heat; brightness of colour; ardour or vehemence of passion.
  33. To make hot, so as to shine.
  34. To shine with intense heat; to feel great heat of body; to be flushed with heat or animation; to feel the heat of passion; to be ardent; to burn with intense passion.
  35. Brightness of colour; redness; shining heat; passion.
  36. To shine with heat; to be red or flushed, as with heat or animation.

Quotes of glow

  1. Charm is a glow within a woman that casts a most becoming light on others. – John Mason Brown
  2. Our American heritage is greater than any one of us. It can express itself in very homely truths; in the end it can lift up our eyes beyond the glow in the sunset skies. – Bruce Catton
  3. It was still quite light out of doors, but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim, uncertain glow the room was full of deep shadows. – Kate Chopin
  4. January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow – Sara Coleridge
  5. We were on the dark side of the Earth when we started to see outside the window this soft pink glow which is a lot of little angry ions out there going very fast. We were hitting them very fast. – Robert Crippen
  6. It is a good rule never to see or talk to the man whose words have wrung your heart, or helped it, just as it is wise not to look down too closely at the luminous glow which sometimes shines on your path on a summer night, if you would not see the ugly worm below. – Rebecca H. Davis
  7. Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe. – Homer
  8. The more determinedly I exist, as myself, within the conditions of the time, the more clearly I shall hear the language of the past, the nearer I shall feel the glow of its life. – Karl Jaspers
  9. I have the stardom glow – Jennifer Lopez
  10. No American can read the story of the part America took in the war without experiencing a glow of patriotic feeling. Every Allied nation can say the same thing. – Kelly Miller
  11. What is emitted from the divine, though it be only like the reflection from the fire, still has the divine reality in itself, and one might almost ask what were the fire without glow the sun without light, or the Creator without the creature? – Max Muller
  12. There are two kinds of light- the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures. – James Thurber
  13. Every time I write something down I check it to see if it has that telltale glow the glow that tells me there's something there. If it glows, it stays. Everything is either on or off. – Jim Woodring

Usage examples for glow

  1. But still, head down and dogged, he pushed on, certain always of his general direction, confident of being under the cliffs in the first faint glow of the new day. – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  2. Shortly before sunset they saw a camp fire, very close on the eastern shore, and as they drew near the figures of men in uniform were visible against the red glow – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  3. The cheeks of Kate were in a glow and her eyes lit up, and her lips quivering. – The Home Mission by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  4. He felt a glow of hope. – The Adventures of a Freshman by Jesse Lynch Williams
  5. Now it washed the drawing with a glow of yellow and gold. – Caribbee by Thomas Hoover
  6. Peace like the river's gentle flow, Peace like the morning's silent glow From day to day, in love supplied, An endless and unebbing tide. – Poems with Power to Strengthen the Soul by Various
  7. To the east a faint glow made the horizon seem blacker than ever. – The Man Who Rocked the Earth by Arthur Train Robert Williams Wood
  8. A moment later we saw its lights, and the fire of its engine- room shot a cheerful glow into the storm. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  9. " I pay for a sensation, as I would to- morrow pay a pile of gold to recover the most childish illusion that would but make my heart glow – A Second Home by Honore de Balzac
  10. She, on her part, enjoyed the sound of his eager voice and the glow of his deep brown eyes. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  11. Dark, and then, in the dark, Sudden, a flash, a glow And a hand and a ring I know. – Silhouettes by Arthur Symons
  12. It was the burst of rage- the first glow in the ashes of despair. – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair
  13. She had felt a little glow of satisfaction when she locked it into the safe in her desk; she liked the consciousness of a good job finished. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  14. He turned quickly, and then she saw the glow – A Modern Chronicle, Volume 5 by Winston Churchill
  15. I walked towards the end of the passage, and there I saw the glow of the fire reflected through the open door of the handsome sitting- room in which I had sat with the old lady on the previous day. – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
  16. Forgiveness made him glow – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  17. He sat quite silent and still, with a glow of happiness upon him, such as he had never known in all his life. – The Four Feathers by A. E. W. Mason
  18. It's dark out there- only the green glow – The White Invaders by Raymond King Cummings
  19. They was above me, an' they was a glow in the north, behind 'em- an' they stood out plain an' clear. – The Trail Horde by Charles Alden Seltzer
  20. How slowly The glow of evening died away! – Boris Godunov A Drama in Verse by Alexander Pushkin Rendered into English verse by Alfred Hayes

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