Definition of Glower

1. Noun. An angry stare.

Exact synonyms: Glare
Generic synonyms: Stare
Derivative terms: Glare



2. Verb. Look at with a fixed gaze. "They glower up the hill"; "The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her"
Exact synonyms: Glare
Generic synonyms: Stare
Derivative terms: Glare

3. Verb. Look angry or sullen, wrinkle one's forehead, as if to signal disapproval.
Exact synonyms: Frown, Lour, Lower
Specialized synonyms: Scowl
Generic synonyms: Grimace, Make A Face, Pull A Face
Derivative terms: Frown

Definition of Glower

1. v. i. to look intently; to stare angrily or with a scowl.

Definition of Glower

1. Verb. (intransitive) To look or stare with anger. ¹

2. Noun. An angry stare or glare. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Glower

1. to scowl [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: scowl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glower

glovework
gloving
glovings
glow
glow-plug
glow-worm
glow-worms
glow discharge
glow lamp
glow plug
glow plugs
glow stick
glow sticks
glow tube
glowed
glower (current term)
glowered
glowering
gloweringly
glowers
glowflies
glowfly
glowing
glowingly
glowings
glowlamp
glowlamps
glowplug
glowplugs
glows

Literary usage of Glower

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1. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1905)
"I think the only thing that has retarded the progress of the Nernst lamp is the fact that the high price of the glower has led the users of the lamp to try ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"One of the arms of tbt cock B was connected to a hydrogen generator by means of a glass r. in which was placed a small platinum glower. The glower served to ..."

3. Electrical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Hand-book of Useful Data for by Horatio Alvah Foster (1908)
"The negative resistance temperature coefficient of a glower may thus be more than со unter-bal an cea by the temperature coefficient of the iron wire ..."

4. Transactions of the International Electrical Congress, St. Louis, 1904 by International Electrical Congress (1905)
"The German lamp adopted the helical or " spiral" heater system wherein the glower is embraced by the heater, and renewed both heater and glower when either ..."

5. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference-book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1902)
"The lamp comprises a "glower" composed of rare earths mixed with a binding material and pressed into a small roil ; a heater for bringing the glower up to ..."

6. The Mechanical Engineer's Pocket-book: A Reference Book of Rules, Tables by William Kent (1902)
"The lamp comprises a "glower" composed of rare earths mixed with a binding material and pressed into a small rod; a heater for bringing the glower up to the ..."

7. Audels Engineers and Mechanics Guide by Frank Duncan Graham (1921)
"The light producing part of this lamp consists of a glower with an. insulator of electricity at ordinary temperature and therefore necessitates the ..."

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