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Verb: glow  glow
  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 colour, such as red or pink
    "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna";
    - beam, radiate, shine
     
  3. Shine intensely, as if with heat
    "The coals were glowing in the dark";
    - 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 glowing with joy";
    - beam, radiate, shine
Noun: glow  glow
  1. An alert and refreshed state
    - freshness
     
  2. Light from nonthermal sources
    - luminescence
     
  3. The phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
    - incandescence
     
  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
    - radiance, glowing
     
  7. An appearance of reflected light
    - gleam, gleaming, lambency

Derived forms: glows, glowing, glowed

Type of: appear, beam, brightness, brightness level, effulgence, experience, feel, feeling, good health, healthiness, light, look, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, radiance, radiancy, radiate, refulgence, refulgency, seem, shine, visible light, visible radiation

Encyclopedia: Glow