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Meaning of glow

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an alert and refreshed state [syn: {freshness}, {glow}]
      2: light from nonthermal sources [syn: {luminescence}, {glow}]
      3: the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature
         is raised [syn: {incandescence}, {glow}]
      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 [syn: {radiance}, {glow}, {glowing}]
      7: an appearance of reflected light [syn: {gleam}, {gleaming},
         {glow}, {lambency}]
      v 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 color, such as red or
         pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna" [syn:
         {glow}, {beam}, {radiate}, {shine}]
      3: shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in
         the dark"; "The candles were burning" [syn: {burn}, {glow}]
      4: be exuberant or high-spirited; "Make the people's hearts
      5: 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" [syn: {glow}, {beam},
         {radiate}, {shine}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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