Meaning of SHINE in English

SHINE

n.

Function: noun

Date: 15th century

1 : brightness caused by the emission of light

2 : brightness caused by the reflection of light : LUSTER <the shine of polished silver>

3 : BRILLIANCE , SPLENDOR <still has a shine about her>

4 : fair weather : SUNSHINE <rain or shine >

5 : TRICK , CAPER ― usually used in plural

6 : LIKING , FANCY <took a shine to him>

7 a : a polish or gloss given to shoes b : a single polishing of a pair of shoes

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.