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Glow \Glow\ (gl[=o]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glowed (gl[=o]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Glowing.] [AS. gl[=o]wan; akin to D. gloeijen, OHG. gluoen, G. gl["u]hen, Icel. gl[=o]a, Dan. gloende glowing. [root]94. Cf. Gloom.]

  1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent.

    Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees.

  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.

    Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays.

    And glow with shame of your proceedings.

  3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn.

    Did not his temples glow In the same sultry winds and acrching heats?

    The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands.

  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.

    With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows.

    Burns with one love, with one resentment glows.


vb. (en-past of: glow)

Usage examples of "glowed".

The barbecue pits still glowed ruddily, striking the master grid at his feet with red fingers, flaring occasionally to light the deserted tables, the overturned benches.

Dass flipped a toggle, and light glowed in the water inside, illuminating a stunning magenta fan flecked with yellow and white.

Hrrula's yellow-green eyes glowed with the first trace of excitement or interest Reeve had detected.

Hrriss regarded her with eyes that glowed now with a slightly different but equally tender regard than the one he gave Nrrna.

The servomechanism swung the multiple injector-head down to her, and the LED's on its control glowed into life.

The emergency lights glowed red for a brief instant in the corners and around the hatchway.

An ominous block of red telltales glowed from Helm's console, red lights blinked on others.

Hie speaker's podium suddenly glowed in a sunburst of spotlights, then retreated into the relative dimness of the overhead panels.

The opposite end of the tunnel glowed with warm, white light as Tia opened the airlock and turned on the light inside it.

In the shadowy hut, stacked high with papers and bits of machinery, Blaize's red head glowed like a burning ember before the computer screen that held his attention.

The jewel-bright colors and romantic images of the pre-Raphaelites, Alma-Tadema and Maxfield Parrish glowed from the walls, along with some modern Mintoro reproductions.

When he had the opportunity to trot out his careful graphs and statistics for an audience, he positively glowed and inflated.

A tiny figure stood on the battlements above the monster, waving a bat that glowed iridescent green.

Their eyes and trailing manes glowed lambent in the simulated starlight, and their movements had the aching gracefulness of swans taking flight.

The jewels glowed blood red and deep within each of them flared the glint of gold that marked them of first quality.