Definition for glow

noun as in burning, brightness

verb as in burn, radiate


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Example Sentences

Drape them around your window, patio, garden, or bed frame and you’ll enjoy a warm, home-y glow.

The glow happens when electrically charged particles from the sun get caught up in Jupiter’s magnetic field, then dumped into the atmosphere where they shed their energy in the form of ultraviolet rays.

At home, you prepare for bed, still basking in the glow of the beautiful evening.

He was part of a team that spotted a new visible-light glow from the bubbles.

When they applied the deblurring algorithm to data from the filament, they saw the glow of synchrotron emissions right away.

Glow: The Autobiography of Rick JamesRick James David Ritz (Atria Books) Where to begin?

Of course, in her Neverland they bleach your teeth so white they glow and Madonna coaches you on your convincing British accent.

If only it began and ended with the warm glow of family love.

“He said, ‘Look in the mirror, and see the glow in your face,’” Allison recalls Cosby saying, according to the Daily News.

In order to get the ghosts to glow, we had to do what was called a double burn.

Charred beams and blackened walls showed stark and gaunt in the glow of a smoldering mass of wreckage.

Thus night fell, and darkness settled down about him, relieved only by the red glow of the logs smouldering on the hearth.

As the bright glow of a little cascade of sparks pierced the darkness, a voice in our rear called sharply: "Hands up!"

Very trim and strong, and confident he looked, with the glow of youth in his cheeks, and the spark of happiness in his gray eyes.

The red glow was so brilliant that the whole river was tinged and made luminous by it.

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On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glow, such as: bloom, blossom, brilliance, glare, gleam, and glimmer.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.