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NOUN (7)

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;
- Example: "the glow of new love"
- Example: "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]


VERB (5)

1. emit a steady even light without flames;
- Example: "The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden"

2. have a complexion with a strong bright color, such as red or pink;
- Example: "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
[syn: glow, beam, radiate, shine]

3. shine intensely, as if with heat;
- Example: "The coals were glowing in the dark"
- Example: "The candles were burning"
[syn: burn, glow]

4. be exuberant or high-spirited;
- Example: "Make the people's hearts glow"

5. experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion;
- Example: "She was beaming with joy"
- Example: "Her face radiated with happiness"
[syn: glow, beam, radiate, shine]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shine with an intense or white heat; to give forth vivid light and heat; to be incandescent. [1913 Webster] Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees. --Pope. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] And glow with shame of your proceedings. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To feel hot; to have a burning sensation, as of the skin, from friction, exercise, etc.; to burn. [1913 Webster] Did not his temples glow In the same sultry winds and acrching heats? --Addison. [1913 Webster] The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands. --Gay. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Burns with one love, with one resentment glows. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glow \Glow\, v. t. To make hot; to flush. [Poetic] [1913 Webster] Fans, whose wind did seem To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glow \Glow\, n. 1. White or red heat; incandscence. [1913 Webster] 2. Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks. [1913 Webster] 3. Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor. [1913 Webster] The red glow of scorn. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

glow 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 glow" 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]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

267 Moby Thesaurus words for "glow": Hygeia, ablate, activity, afterglow, air glow, alpenglow, animation, ardency, ardor, attractiveness, aurora, bake, be bright, be in heat, be somebody, be something, beacon, beam, beauteousness, beautifulness, beauty, beauty unadorned, bedazzle, beggar description, blanch, blare, blaze, blind, bloom, blossom, blush, blushing, boil, brightness, brilliance, brio, briskness, broil, burn, burning, burst with health, candescence, caper, caracole, change color, charm, chirp, chirrup, choke, color, color up, coloring, combust, cook, crepuscule, crimson, crimsoning, cut a dash, cut a figure, dance, darken, dawnlight, daze, dazzle, diffuse light, effulgence, elan, elegance, emotional health, enjoy good health, enthusiasm, excitement, exquisiteness, feel fine, feel good, fervency, fervor, feverishness, fidget, fieriness, figure, fire, first light, fitness, flame, flame up, flare, flare up, flash, flicker, flip out, flourish, flush, flushing, flutter, foredawn, freak out on, frolic, fry, fulgurate, gambol, gasp, get high on, give light, glance, glare, gleam, glimmer, glint, glitter, gloss, go pitapat, grace, grow red, gusto, half-light, handsomeness, have the fidgets, have the shakes, health, healthy glow, heat, heave, hectic, hectic flush, ignite, impassionedness, impetuosity, impetus, incandesce, incandescence, jerk, joie de vivre, keep fit, kindle, knock dead, lambency, laugh, life, light, light up, lilt, live, liveliness, look black, loveliness, luminosity, luminousness, luster, lustiness, make a figure, make a splash, mantle, mantling, mental health, mettle, morning twilight, never feel better, overheat, pale, palpitate, pant, parch, passion, perkiness, pertness, phosphoresce, phosphorescence, physical condition, physical fitness, pink, prettiness, pulchritude, quake, quaver, quiver, radiance, radiate, radiate cheer, radiate heat, redden, reddening, redness, resplendence, roast, robustness, romp, rose, rosiness, rouge, rubefacient, rubescence, rufescence, rush, scald, scorch, seethe, send out rays, shake, sheen, shimmer with heat, shine, shine brightly, shininess, shining light, shiver, shoot, shoot out rays, simmer, sing, skip, skylight, smile, smolder, smother, spark, sparkle, spirit, spiritedness, splendor, squirm, stay in shape, stay young, steam, stew, stifle, suffocate, sunset glow, sweat, swell, swell with emotion, swelter, the beautiful, the small hours, thrill, thrill to, throb, tingle, tingle with excitement, toast, toss, toss and turn, tremble, tumble, turn color, turn on to, turn pale, turn red, twilight, twist and turn, twitch, twitter, vehemence, vivacity, warm color, warmth, warmth of color, wear well, well-being, whistle, whiten, whiteness, wiggle, wriggle, writhe, zest, zestfulness
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

GLOW A POP-11 variant with lexical scope. Available from Andrew Arnblaster, Bollostraat 6, B-3140 Keerbergen, Belgium, for Mac or MS-DOS. [Byte's UK edition, May 1992, p.84UK-8]. (1997-02-07)