glowing


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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.]

glowing

(ˈɡləʊɪŋ)
adj
1. emitting a steady bright light without flames: glowing embers.
2. (Colours) warm and rich in colour: the room was decorated in glowing shades of gold and orange.
3. flushed and rosy, as from exercise or excitement: glowing cheeks.
4. displaying or indicative of extreme satisfaction, pride, or emotion: he gave a glowing account of his son's achievements.
ˈglowingly adv

glow•ing

(ˈgloʊ ɪŋ)

adj.
1. incandescent.
2. rich and warm in coloring: glowing colors.
3. showing the radiance of health, excitement, etc.
4. warmly favorable or complimentary: a glowing account of her work.
[before 1000]
glow′ing•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.glowing - the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surfaceglowing - 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"
Adj.1.glowing - highly enthusiastic; "glowing praise"
enthusiastic - having or showing great excitement and interest; "enthusiastic crowds filled the streets"; "an enthusiastic response"; "was enthusiastic about taking ballet lessons"

glowing

adjective
1. complimentary, enthusiastic, rave (informal), ecstatic, rhapsodic, laudatory, adulatory, eulogistic The premiere of his play received glowing reviews.
complimentary cruel, scathing, dispassionate, unenthusiastic
2. aglow, red, bright, beaming, radiant, suffused a happy face, glowing with good health
aglow pale, wan, pallid
3. flushed, red, flaming, ruddy, florid, aglow Her face was glowing with humiliation.
4. bright, vivid, vibrant, rich, warm, radiant, luminous stained glass in rich, glowing colours
bright cool, grey, dull, colourless

glowing

adjective
1. Bright and clear in complexion; not dull or faded:
2. Of a healthy reddish color:
Translations
مُتَوَهِّج
svítícízářící
glødendestrålende
glóandi

glowing

[ˈgləʊɪŋ] ADJ
1. [light etc] → brillante; [fire, colour] → vivo; [complexion, cheeks etc] → encendido
2. [person] (with health, pleasure) → rebosante
3. (fig) [report, description etc] → entusiasta

glowing

[ˈgləʊɪŋ] adj
[fire] → rougeoyant(e)
[complexion] → éclatant(e)
[report, description] → élogieux/euse
to speak in glowing terms about sb/sth → parler de qn/qch en termes élogieux

glowing

adj
glühend; candle, colour, eyesleuchtend; cheeks, complexionblühend; to be glowing with healthblühend aussehen
(fig: = enthusiastic) account, descriptionbegeistert; wordsleidenschaftlich, begeistert; praise, reportüberschwänglich; pride, admiration, enthusiasmglühend; to speak of somebody/something in glowing termsvoller Begeisterung von jdm/etw sprechen; to paint something in glowing colours (fig)etw in den leuchtendsten Farben schildern

glowing

[ˈgləʊɪŋ] adj (light) → caldo/a; (fire) → ardente; (complexion) → luminoso/a; (cheeks, colour) → acceso/a; (person, with health) → florido/a; (with pleasure) → raggiante (fig) (report, description) → entusiasta
to paint sth in glowing colours (fig) → dire meraviglie di qc

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 ?
Perhaps curiosity might have conquered resentment, if Beth had not been there to inquire and receive a glowing description of the play.
Instinctively the man felt in him a glowing resentment of something he had not the courage to resent.
The glowing stoves in the houses were like magnets.
But every glowing word seemed real to those who listened.
The Indian riveted his glowing eyes on Heyward as he asked, in his imperfect English, "Is he alone?
Neither had success as yet affected their boyish simplicity and the frankness of old frontier habits; they played with their new-found riches with the naive delight of children, and rehearsed their glowing future with the importance and triviality of school-boys.
It was touching, and positively worthy of tears (if Phoebe, the only spectator, except the rats and ghosts aforesaid, had not been better employed than in shedding them), to see her rake out a bed of fresh and glowing coals, and proceed to broil the mackerel.
She saw her own face, glowing with girlish beauty, and illuminating all the interior of the dusky mirror in which she had been wont to gaze at it.
And who pronounced our glowing eulogy in Parliament?
As, then, with regular, gasping hems, he hammered on the anvil, Perth passing to him the glowing rods, one after the other, and the hard pressed forge shooting up its intense straight flame, the Parsee passed silently, and bowing over his head towards the fire, seemed invoking some curse or some blessing on the toil.
In the center of it was a huge carven bowl, with the glistening gleam of ferns and the red and purple of rare orchids, glowing from a light hidden somewhere in their midst.
George stood with clenched hands and glowing eyes, and looking as any other man might look, whose wife was to be sold at auction, and son sent to a trader, all under the shelter of a Christian nation's laws.