Meaning of AFTERGLOW in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ɑ:ftə(r)gloʊ, æf- ]


The afterglow is the glow that remains after a light has gone, for example after the sun has gone down. ( LITERARY )

...the light of the sunset’s afterglow.

N-UNCOUNT : oft with poss


You can refer to the good feeling or effects that remain after an event as the afterglow .

...basking in the afterglow of their Champions League victory.

N-UNCOUNT : oft N of n

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