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Definition of Glow


  1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.
  2. 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.
  3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.
  4. 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.
  5. To make hot; to flush.
  6. White or red heat; incandscence.
  7. Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks.
  8. Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor.
  9. Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc.

Glow Quotations

The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money. - Thomas Jefferson
The glow of one warm thought is to me worth more than money.
Thomas Jefferson

To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise.
Gene Tunney

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.

I look my best when I take my helmet off after a long motorcycle ride. I have a glow and a bit of helmet hair.
Eric Bana

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
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Glow Translations

glow in Danish is ild
glow in Dutch is in gloed staan, gloeien, blaken
glow in Finnish is hehkua
glow in Italian is ardore, barlume
glow in Latin is subluceo, candeo, nitor, nitor, niteo
glow in Portuguese is fulgor
glow in Spanish is resplandecer

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