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Meaning of glow

glow

Pronunciation: (glō), [key]
— n.
  1. a light emitted by or as if by a substance heated to luminosity; incandescence.
  2. brightness of color.
  3. a sensation or state of bodily heat.
  4. a warm, ruddy color of the cheeks.
  5. warmth of emotion or passion; ardor.
—v.i.
  1. to emit bright light and heat without flame; become incandescent.
  2. to shine like something intensely heated.
  3. to exhibit a strong, bright color; be lustrously red or brilliant.
  4. (of the cheeks) to exhibit a healthy, warm, ruddy color.
  5. to become or feel very warm or hot.
  6. to show emotion or elation: to glow with pride.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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