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Dictionary definition for: Glow

1. (n) an alert and refreshed state

2. (v) emit a steady even light without flames; "The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"

3. (n) light from nonthermal sources

4. (v) especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"

5. (n) the phenomenon of light emission by a body as its temperature is raised

6. (v) shine intensely, as if with heat; "The coals were glowing in the dark" "The candles were burning"

7. (n) a feeling of considerable warmth; "the glow of new love" "a glow of regret"

8. (v) be exuberant or high-spirited; "Make the people''s hearts glow"

9. (n) a steady even light without flames

10. (v) 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"

11. (n) the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface

12. (n) an appearance of reflected light

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