Definition of Glowing

1. Noun. The amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface.

Exact synonyms: Glow, Radiance
Specialized synonyms: Aureole, Corona
Generic synonyms: Light, Visible Light, Visible Radiation



2. Adjective. Highly enthusiastic. "Glowing praise"
Similar to: Enthusiastic

Definition of Glowing

1. Verb. (present participle of glow) ¹

2. Noun. The action of the verb glow. ¹

3. Adjective. That glows or glow. ¹

4. Adjective. (figuratively) Full of praise. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Glowing

1. glow [v] - See also: glow

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glowing

glow discharge
glow lamp
glow plug
glow plugs
glow stick
glow sticks
glow tube
glowed
glower
glowered
glowering
gloweringly
glowers
glowflies
glowfly
glowing (current term)
glowingly
glowings
glowlamp
glowlamps
glowplug
glowplugs
glows
glowstick
glowsticks
glowworms
glowy
gloxinia
gloxinias

Literary usage of Glowing

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1. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1870)
"The glowing is performed in a furnace which is at other times used for converting wrought-iron into cement steel; the quartz sand employed allows the ..."

2. Walden; Or, Life in the Woods: Or, Life in the Woods by Henry David Thoreau (1893)
"I thus warmed myself by the still glowing embers which the summer, like a departed hunter, had left. When I came to build my chimney I studied masonry. ..."

3. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1908)
"'•'•Men and women of our great cities need to read stories of the open, fresh ivith mountain breezes, odorous -with the scent of pines and glowing with ..."

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