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glow

 (glō)
intr.v. glowed, glow·ing, glows
1. To shine brightly and steadily, especially without a flame: Embers glowed in the furnace.
2.
a. To have a bright, warm, usually reddish color: The children's cheeks glowed from the cold.
b. To flush; blush.
3. To be exuberant or radiant: parents glowing with pride.
n.
1. A light produced by a body heated to luminosity; incandescence.
2. Brilliance or warmth of color, especially redness: "the evening glow of the city streets when the sun has gone behind the tallest houses" (Seán O'Faoláin).
3. A sensation of physical warmth.
4. A warm feeling, as of pleasure or well-being.

[Middle English glouen, from Old English glōwan; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

glow

(ɡləʊ)
n
1. (General Physics) light emitted by a substance or object at a high temperature
2. a steady even light without flames
3. brilliance or vividness of colour
4. brightness or ruddiness of complexion
5. a feeling of wellbeing or satisfaction
6. intensity of emotion; ardour
vb (intr)
7. to emit a steady even light without flames
8. to shine intensely, as if from great heat
9. to be exuberant or high-spirited, as from excellent health or intense emotion
10. to experience a feeling of wellbeing or satisfaction: to glow with pride.
11. (esp of the complexion) to show a strong bright colour, esp a shade of red
12. to be very hot
[Old English glōwan; related to Old Norse glōa, Old High German gluoen, Icelandic glōra to sparkle]

glow

(gloʊ)
n.
1. a light emitted by or as if by a substance heated to luminosity; incandescence: the glow of coals in the fireplace.
2. brightness of color.
3. a sensation or state of bodily heat.
4. a warm, ruddy color of the cheeks.
5. warmth of emotion or passion; ardor.
v.i.
6. to emit bright light and heat without flame; become incandescent.
7. to shine like something intensely heated.
8. to be lustrously red or brilliant.
9. (of the cheeks) to exhibit a healthy, ruddy color.
10. to become or feel very warm or hot.
11. to show emotion or elation: to glow with pride.
[before 1000; Old English glōwan; akin to Old High German gluoen, Old Norse glōa]

glow


Past participle: glowed
Gerund: glowing

Imperative
glow
glow
Present
I glow
you glow
he/she/it glows
we glow
you glow
they glow
Preterite
I glowed
you glowed
he/she/it glowed
we glowed
you glowed
they glowed
Present Continuous
I am glowing
you are glowing
he/she/it is glowing
we are glowing
you are glowing
they are glowing
Present Perfect
I have glowed
you have glowed
he/she/it has glowed
we have glowed
you have glowed
they have glowed
Past Continuous
I was glowing
you were glowing
he/she/it was glowing
we were glowing
you were glowing
they were glowing
Past Perfect
I had glowed
you had glowed
he/she/it had glowed
we had glowed
you had glowed
they had glowed
Future
I will glow
you will glow
he/she/it will glow
we will glow
you will glow
they will glow
Future Perfect
I will have glowed
you will have glowed
he/she/it will have glowed
we will have glowed
you will have glowed
they will have glowed
Future Continuous
I will be glowing
you will be glowing
he/she/it will be glowing
we will be glowing
you will be glowing
they will be glowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glowing
you have been glowing
he/she/it has been glowing
we have been glowing
you have been glowing
they have been glowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glowing
you will have been glowing
he/she/it will have been glowing
we will have been glowing
you will have been glowing
they will have been glowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glowing
you had been glowing
he/she/it had been glowing
we had been glowing
you had been glowing
they had been glowing
Conditional
I would glow
you would glow
he/she/it would glow
we would glow
you would glow
they would glow
Past Conditional
I would have glowed
you would have glowed
he/she/it would have glowed
we would have glowed
you would have glowed
they would have glowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glow - an alert and refreshed stateglow - an alert and refreshed state  
good health, healthiness - the state of being vigorous and free from bodily or mental disease
2.glow - light from nonthermal sources
brightness level, luminance, luminosity, luminousness, brightness, light - the quality of being luminous; emitting or reflecting light; "its luminosity is measured relative to that of our sun"
3.glow - the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
4.glow - a feeling of considerable warmth; "the glow of new love"; "a glow of regret"
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
5.glow - a steady even light without flames
sky glow - illumination of the night sky in urban areas
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
6.glow - the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surfaceglow - the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
aureole, corona - the outermost region of the sun's atmosphere; visible as a white halo during a solar eclipse
light, visible light, visible radiation - (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; "the light was filtered through a soft glass window"
7.glow - an appearance of reflected lightglow - an appearance of reflected light  
radiancy, refulgence, refulgency, shine, effulgence, radiance - the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
Verb1.glow - emit a steady even light without flames; "The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"
radiate - cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays; "The sun is radiating"
fluoresce - exhibit or undergo fluorescence
flush - glow or cause to glow with warm color or light; "the sky flushed with rosy splendor"
2.glow - have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pinkglow - have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
appear, seem, look - give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; "She seems to be sleeping"; "This appears to be a very difficult problem"; "This project looks fishy"; "They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time"
3.glow - shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark"; "The candles were burning"
beam, shine - emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
gutter - burn unsteadily, feebly, or low; flicker; "The cooling lava continued to gutter toward lower ground"
4.glow - be exuberant or high-spirited; "Make the people's hearts glow"
feel, experience - undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"
5.glow - experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotionglow - 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"
feel, experience - undergo an emotional sensation or be in a particular state of mind; "She felt resentful"; "He felt regret"

glow

noun
1. light, gleam, splendour, glimmer, brilliance, brightness, radiance, luminosity, vividness, incandescence, phosphorescence The rising sun cast a golden glow over the fields.
light dullness, greyness
2. colour, bloom, flush, blush, reddening, rosiness The moisturiser gave my face a healthy glow that lasted all day.
colour pallor, paleness, wanness
verb
1. shine, burn, gleam, brighten, glimmer, smoulder The night lantern glowed softly in the darkness.
2. be pink, colour, flush, blush Her freckled skin glowed with health.
3. be suffused, thrill, radiate, tingle The expectant mothers positively glowed with pride.

glow

verb
1. To shine brightly and steadily but without a flame:
2. To emit a bright light:
3. To become red in the face:
noun
1. A fresh rosy complexion:
2. A feeling of pervasive emotional warmth:
Translations
تَوَهُّج، إحْمِراريَتَوَرَّد ، يَحْمَريَتَوَهَّج
hořetsálatžáržhnout
blusseglødglødeskærstråle
izzásizzik
bjarmi, ljómiglóaroîna
jonvabalisžaražėrėjimasžėrėtižėrintis
degtkvēlekvēlošanakvēlotsārtums
žiar
žaržarenježareti
kızıllıkkor gibi parlamakpırıldamakyanakları kızarmak

glow

[gləʊ]
A. N
1. [of lamp, sunset, fire, bright colour] → brillo m, resplandor m; [of cheeks] → rubor m; (in sky) → luz f difusa
2. (fig) (= warm feeling) → sensación f de bienestar
a glow of satisfactionuna aureola de satisfacción
B. VI
1. [lamp, colour, sunset, fire] → brillar, resplandecer
2. (fig) to glow with pleasureestar radiante de felicidad
to glow with healthrebosar de salud
C. CPD glow worm Nluciérnaga f

glow

[ˈgləʊ]
vi
[fire] → rougeoyer
[face, cheeks, skin] → rayonner
[person] (= radiate happiness) → rayonner
to glow with pride → rayonner de fierté
n
[fire] → lueur f
(= feeling) → ardeur f
a warm glow → une douce sensation
a glow of sth [+ pride, satisfaction] → un élan de qch
(on face, skin)éclat m

glow

viglühen; (colour, hands of clock)leuchten; (lamp, candle)scheinen; her cheeks glowedihre Wangen glühten; she/her cheeks glowed with healthsie hatte ein blühendes Aussehen; to glow with pridevor Stolz glühen; to glow with pleasurevor Freude strahlen; she glowed with confidencesie strahlte Selbstvertrauen vor; to glow redrot leuchten
nGlühen nt; (of colour, clock hands)Leuchten nt; (of lamp, candle)Schein m; (of fire, sunset, passion)Glut f; her face had a healthy glowihr Gesicht hatte eine blühende Farbe; she felt a glow of satisfaction/affectionsie empfand eine tiefe Befriedigung/Zuneigung; there was a glow about hersie strahlte

glow

[gləʊ]
1. n (of lamp, sunset) → luce f (diffusa); (of cigarette, fire, city) → bagliore m; (of bright colour) → luminosità; (of cheeks) → colorito acceso; (warm feeling, of pride) → vampata
2. vi (lamp, sunset) → ardere; (fire) → sfavillare; (colour, face) → essere luminoso/a
to glow with health → sprizzare salute (da tutti i pori)

glow

(gləu) verb
1. to give out heat or light without any flame. The coal was glowing in the fire.
2. to have red cheeks because of heat, cold, emotion etc. The little boy glowed with pride.
noun
the state of glowing. the glow of the coal in the fire.
ˈglowing adjective
glowing colours.
ˈglow-worm noun
a kind of beetle whose tail glows in the dark.
References in classic literature ?
The stage was dark and the glow of the furnace had a fine effect, especially as real steam issued from the kettle when the witch took off the cover.
It had rained during the afternoon, but as he walked through Main Street, the sky had partially cleared and a golden glow lit up the west.
But a torch one of the Indians threw in burned with a steady glow.
In the red glow from the fire-box, a group of people stood huddled together on the platform, encumbered by bundles and boxes.
But his face was suffused with a quiet glow when he met her.
Her eyes were radiant with the glow of grateful feelings; the flush of her beauty was again seated on her cheeks, and her whole soul seemed ready and anxious to pour out its thanksgivings through the medium of her eloquent features.
In helping here, he felt a genial glow of personal pleasure.
For two hours no one ventured in the glare of the open, or even to cross the narrow, unshadowed street, whose dull red dust seemed to glow between the lines of straggling houses.
There were few of the Pyncheons left to sun themselves in the glow of the Judge's prosperity.
In one case, however, it is real sunshine; in the other, it more resembles the phosphorescent glow of decaying wood.
But if there was a pleasure in all this, while snugly cuddling in the chimney corner of a chamber that was all of a ruddy glow from the crackling wood fire, and where, of course, no spectre dared to show its face, it was dearly purchased by the terrors of his subsequent walk homewards.
She conceived him as rich, but as fearfully extravagant-- saw him all in a glow of high fashion, of good looks, of expensive habits, of charming ways with women.