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GLOW, v.i.

1. To shine with intense heat; or perhaps more correctly, to shine with a white heat; to exhibit incandescence. Hence, in a more general sense, to shine with a bright luster.

Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees.

2. To burn with vehement heat.

The scorching fire that in their entrails glows.

3. To feel great heat of body; to be hot.

Did not his temples glow

In the same sultry winds and scorching heats?

4. To exhibit a strong bright color; to be red.

Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays.

Fair ideas flow,

Strike in the sketch, or in the picture glow.

5. To be bright or red with heat or animation, or with blushes; as glowing cheeks.

6. To feel the heat of passion; to be ardent; to be animated, as by intense love, zeal, anger, &c.

We say, the heart glows with love or zeal; the glowing breast.

When real virtue fires the glowing bard.

If you have never glowed with gratitude to the author of the christian revelation, you know nothing of christianity.

7. To burn with intense heat; to rage; as passion.

With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows.

GLOW, v.i. To heat so as to shine. [Not used.]

GLOW, n. Shining heat, or white heat.

1. Brightness of color; redness; as the glow of health in the cheeks.

A waving glow his bloomy beds display,

Blushing in bright diversities of day.

2. Vehemence of passion.



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GLOW, v.i.

1. To shine with intense heat; or perhaps more correctly, to shine with a white heat; to exhibit incandescence. Hence, in a more general sense, to shine with a bright luster.

Glows in the stars, and blossoms in the trees.

2. To burn with vehement heat.

The scorching fire that in their entrails glows.

3. To feel great heat of body; to be hot.

Did not his temples glow

In the same sultry winds and scorching heats?

4. To exhibit a strong bright color; to be red.

Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays.

Fair ideas flow,

Strike in the sketch, or in the picture glow.

5. To be bright or red with heat or animation, or with blushes; as glowing cheeks.

6. To feel the heat of passion; to be ardent; to be animated, as by intense love, zeal, anger, &c.

We say, the heart glows with love or zeal; the glowing breast.

When real virtue fires the glowing bard.

If you have never glowed with gratitude to the author of the christian revelation, you know nothing of christianity.

7. To burn with intense heat; to rage; as passion.

With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows.

GLOW, v.i. To heat so as to shine. [Not used.]

GLOW, n. Shining heat, or white heat.

1. Brightness of color; redness; as the glow of health in the cheeks.

A waving glow his bloomy beds display,

Blushing in bright diversities of day.

2. Vehemence of passion.

GLOW, n.2

  1. Shining heat, or white heat.
  2. Brightness of color; redness; as, the glow of health in the cheeks. A waving glow his bloomy beds display, / Blushing in bright diversities of day. Pope.
  3. Vehemence of passion.

GLOW, v.i.

To heat so as to shine. [Not used.] Shak.


GLOW, v.i.1 [Sax. glowan, G. glühen; D. gloeijen, Dan. glöder, to glow, to be red with heat; Dan. glöd, gloe, Sax. gled, D. gloed, G. gluth, Sw. glöd, W. glo, Corn. glou, Arm. glaouen, a live coal; W. gla or glaw, a shining; gloyw, bright; gloywi, to brighten, or make clear.]

  1. To shine with intense heat; or perhaps more correctly, to shine with a white heat; to exhibit incandescence. Hence, in a more general sense, to shine with a bright luster. Glows in the stars and blossoms in the trees. Pope.
  2. To burn with vehement heat. The scorching fire that in their entrails glows. Addison.
  3. To feel great heat of body; to be hot. Did not his temples glow / In the same sultry winds and scorching heats? Addison.
  4. To exhibit a strong bright color; to be red. Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays. Dryden. Fair ideas flow, / Strike in the sketch, or in the picture glow. Pope.
  5. To be bright or red with heat or animation, or with blushes; as, glowing cheeks.
  6. To feel the heat of passion; to be ardent; to be animated, as by intense love, zeal, anger, &c. We say, the heart glows with love or zeal; the glowing breast. When real virtue fires the glowing bard. Lewis. If you have never glowed with gratitude to the author of the Christian revelation, you know nothing of Christianity. Buckminster.
  7. To burn with intense heat; to rage; as passion. With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows. Dryden.

Glow
  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. Pope.

  2. To make hot; to flush.

    [Poetic]

    Fans, whose wind did seem
    To glow the delicate cheeks which they did cool.
    Shak.

  3. White or red heat; incandscence.
  4. 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. Dryden.

    And glow with shame of your proceedings. Shak.

  5. Brightness or warmth of color; redness; a rosy flush; as, the glow of health in the cheeks.
  6. 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?
    Addison.

    The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands. Gay.

  7. Intense excitement or earnestness; vehemence or heat of passion; ardor.

    The red glow of scorn. Shak.

  8. 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. Dryden.

    Burns with one love, with one resentment glows. Pope.

  9. Heat of body; a sensation of warmth, as that produced by exercise, etc.
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Glow

GLOW, verb intransitive

1. To shine with intense heat; or perhaps more correctly, to shine with a white heat; to exhibit incandescence. Hence, in a more general sense, to shine with a bright luster.

GLOWs in the stars, and blossoms in the trees.

2. To burn with vehement heat.

The scorching fire that in their entrails glows.

3. To feel great heat of body; to be hot.

Did not his temples glow

In the same sultry winds and scorching heats?

4. To exhibit a strong bright color; to be red.

Clad in a gown that glows with Tyrian rays.

Fair ideas flow,

Strike in the sketch, or in the picture glow

5. To be bright or red with heat or animation, or with blushes; as glowing cheeks.

6. To feel the heat of passion; to be ardent; to be animated, as by intense love, zeal, anger, etc.

We say, the heart glows with love or zeal; the glowing breast.

When real virtue fires the glowing bard.

If you have never glowed with gratitude to the author of the christian revelation, you know nothing of christianity.

7. To burn with intense heat; to rage; as passion.

With pride it mounts, and with revenge it glows.

GLOW, verb intransitive To heat so as to shine. [Not used.]

GLOW, noun Shining heat, or white heat.

1. Brightness of color; redness; as the glow of health in the cheeks.

A waving glow his bloomy beds display,

Blushing in bright diversities of day.

2. Vehemence of passion.

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