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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glow v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glowed p. pr. & vb. n. Glowing.]
 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 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.
 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?   --Addison.
    The cord slides swiftly through his glowing hands.   --Gay.
 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.   --Dryden.
    Burns with one love, with one resentment glows.   --Pope.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: softly bright or radiant; "a house aglow with lights";
             "glowing embers"; "lambent tongues of flame"; "the
             lucent moon"; "a sky luminous with stars" [syn: aglow(p),
              lambent, lucent, luminous]
      2: highly enthusiastic; "glowing praise"
      n : the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving
          at a point on a surface [syn: radiance, glow]