|1.||[ verb ] emit a steady even light without flames|
"The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"
|Related terms:||emit_light fluoresce luminescence|
|2.||[ verb ] esp. of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink|
|Synonyms:||shine radiate beam|
"Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
|Related terms:||look gleam|
|3.||[ noun ] (physics) light from nonthermal sources|
|4.||[ noun ] (medicine) an alert and refreshed state|
|5.||[ verb ] shine intensely, as if with heat|
"The coals were glowing in the dark" "The candles were burning"
|Related terms:||shine gutter incandescence|
|6.||[ verb ] be exuberant or high-spirited|
"Make the people's hearts glow"
|Related terms:||feel freshness|
|7.||[ noun ] (physics) the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised|
|Related terms:||light burn|
|8.||[ noun ] a feeling of considerable warmth|
"the glow of new love" "a glow of regret"
|9.||[ noun ] (physics) the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface|
|Related terms:||light aureole|
|10.||[ noun ] (physics) a steady even light without flames|
|Related terms:||light sky_glow|
|11.||[ verb ] experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion|
|Synonyms:||radiate shine beam|
"She was beaming with joy" "Her face radiated with happiness"
|Related terms:||feel radiance|
|12.||[ noun ] an appearance of reflected light|
|Synonyms:||gleam gleaming lambency|