Meaning of GLOW in English

GLOW

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a glowing/rosy/pink complexion (= healthy and pink – used about women or children )

glow with happiness (= look very happy )

The bride’s face seemed to glow with happiness.

glow with pride (= look very proud )

‘I knew he could do it,’ she said, glowing with pride.

healthy glow

Her face had a healthy glow .

in glowing terms (= praising someone or something highly )

Friends and relatives speak of him in glowing terms.

roseate glow

the roseate glow of the evening sun

your skin glows/shines (= it looks healthy )

beauty products that will make your skin glow

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

blue

During a night dive I have been totally surrounded by an eerie blue glow with a radius of about 30 centimetres.

A faint blue glow was shining from the observation windows and glimmering inside the open airlock.

The blue glow faded from the ring and it was an ordinary looking gem once again.

Shadows were flickering across the blue glow inside the airlock.

Thunder rolled and grumbled beyond, and the eerie blue glow from the overhead strip lights flickered momentarily.

dim

Outlined against the dim glow from outside, his tall silhouette filled the open doorway.

Its dim glow came from Baby Suggs' room.

A long line of gas lamps ran along each wall, giving it a dim smoky glow .

The dim glow of passing headlights makes his shaved head and the shades propped on top of it shine.

dull

She led him straight into an old-fashioned kitchen where a coal range gave out a dull red glow .

When Pascoe woke, the room was a cave; the shrouded lamp cast a dull glow .

The dark hair clung to his forehead and his body was flushed and glistening and bathed in the dull crimson glow .

Sixty-three, and there it was: a dull orange glow .

eerie

During a night dive I have been totally surrounded by an eerie blue glow with a radius of about 30 centimetres.

The three main mast tips suddenly spout fire casting an eerie glow over the ship.

A man, his face washed in an eerie red glow , was crouched over a fruit-machine.

An eerie orange glow lights up the devastation of Bijlmermeer - the Amsterdam suburb set ablaze by a crashing El Al plane.

Light from the bathroom filled the area with pale shadows and gave the damaged patches in the mirror an eerie silvery glow .

The entire park had taken on an eerie red glow from the flashing sirens of the half dozen fire trucks parked alongside.

Thunder rolled and grumbled beyond, and the eerie blue glow from the overhead strip lights flickered momentarily.

The entire clearing was now lit up as brightly as at mid-day, with an eerie green glow .

faint

More noticeable still was the faint octarine glow that surrounded it.

A faint blue glow was shining from the observation windows and glimmering inside the open airlock.

A few emergency circuits gave off a faint glow .

When I saw the faint glow of light in the distance, it scarcely registered with me.

The lamp beside his bed threw a faint glow over his swollen, passionate, tormented face.

When the first faint glow of dawn crept into the cave, Moon-Watcher saw that his father had died in the night.

He could see a faint pink glow in the East.

A faint glow came through an opaque window which must belong to one of the cloakrooms.

golden

Old-fashioned amateurs used to admire colours with a golden glow , which conservators have demonstrated were the effect of discoloured varnish.

It was a dazzling golden glow .

The colour to possess is a golden glow for six months a year.

So why not give your legs a golden glow with a little fake tan?

The sun had dipped below the horizon, leaving only a soft golden glow in the air.

If she had not quite the fire and the golden glow of her ancestors, nobody remarked it.

Sometimes a pulsing golden glow would race up the translucent walls until it was lost in the haze overhead.

green

The chamber beyond the door was lit by a pale green glow .

The entire clearing was now lit up as brightly as at mid-day, with an eerie green glow .

Suddenly a bright green glow pulsed through the trees up ahead.

At the head of the wide double bed there is a weak green glow .

An eerie, green glow in the sky behind the tower turned it into a ghostly galleon on a leaden sea.

healthy

All of which could give the right shares a healthy glow .

His skin was soft and smooth, and had a healthy glow .

These brilliant products lightly even out skin tone and give a hint of healthy glow .

As a bonus, we can count on the slimmer, trimmer body and healthy glow that come from regular workouts.

Leathery tans long since fell from favour, but a healthy glow is still considered the picture of vitality.

orange

The orange glow to their right faded but did not disappear.

Lenin and Stalin lay together in an orange glow at the bottom of a stone stairway.

An eerie orange glow lights up the devastation of Bijlmermeer - the Amsterdam suburb set ablaze by a crashing El Al plane.

Hanging from the central pole was a hurricane lamp that suffused the man and woman with an orange glow .

There was an orange glow in the sky and he drew in his breath as he realised the cause of it.

Beyond the doorway the dim light flared suddenly, illuminating the fleeing rats with an unearthly orange glow .

It was still light and the orange glow in the western sky promised good weather for Sunday.

Sixty-three, and there it was: a dull orange glow .

red

A man, his face washed in an eerie red glow , was crouched over a fruit-machine.

Trash fluttered in the red glow of the brake light in the rearview.

A red glow was rising from the marsh.

Incense sticks held in an old condensed-milk can burned a constant red glow .

Within seconds of the Wheel disappearing from sight the red glow was extinguished.

The target flare had burst behind her, lighting the whole area with its fiery red glow .

What had been only a dense red glow when I first looked into the chamber was now a torrent of liquid flame.

rosy

I was on my way home, bathed in a rosy glow .

It began to have, in the sixties and seventies, a nice, rosy , tubercular glow .

Not since the surprise smash hit of the year cast a rosy glow over Shore's vehicle.

In its rosy glow , Sara, still lying on the floor, saw Matthew.

soft

At first she was blind in the dark, away from the candlelight, the soft glow of the bobbing lantern.

Inside, fresh flowers brighten every table and Deco-style light fixtures bathe the room in a soft copper glow .

Nathan's gaze flickered over her, his own thoughts hidden behind eyes reflecting the soft glow of the bedhead lamp.

A soft glow hung over Lowell Cove like a phosphorescent cloud.

It was then that she saw a soft glow of light in Helen's bedroom.

During my ascent, the spotlight expands, dissolving into a soft glow that eventually engulfs the entire stage.

The sun had dipped below the horizon, leaving only a soft golden glow in the air.

All evening the table had been under a cone of supple white light hot light a soft shimmering incandescent glow .

warm

The Nimbus engineers also ensure that the ever-lovely Vocalise emits a particularly warm glow .

Every time I glance inside l feel a warm glow of satisfaction.

For the first time that week, I felt a warm glow inside me.

When I read aloud, my goal is to snuggle around the warm glow of a story.

Sunlight streamed in from the windows above the gallery, bathing the polished panels of the walls in a warm glow .

The warm glow would spread, kill the thumping in his head, and still the tremble in his hand.

The audience sat in a warm honey glow , drinking tea and eating richly iced cake.

Eighteen-year-old Kerri Strug is in her second Olympics and has yet to feel the warm glow of stardom.

yellow

In spring their window was lit from above by the yellow glow of a thick row of bright daffodils.

There was something heavenly about the yellow glow of all the tulips.

The sensors in the Gunnery Sergeant's shield flashed and his head was encased in a yellow glow .

Imagine that you can see the yellow glow of the warm sun through your closed eyes.

The sun pouring in the east windows made the yellow curtains glow .

■ VERB

bask

He would demand descriptions, basking in the glow , pausing to explain his technique like a tennis pro.

For one brief, shining moment, Edwin and his managers basked in the glow of beating back a competitive challenge.

The woodstove is throwing off heat, and I bask in its glow .

bathe

And Jay would bathe in a glow of wonder that another human being could move her so.

Faces are bathed in the bright glow of flashing neon signs that turn night into day along Fremont Street.

cast

Candles cast an upward glow over the mellow golden paintings.

The three main mast tips suddenly spout fire casting an eerie glow over the ship.

Left to itself, the functional will cast A death-bed glow of picturesque abandon.

The late-summer sun had lost enough of its strength to cast a glow over the wealden village.

When Pascoe woke, the room was a cave; the shrouded lamp cast a dull glow .

Not since the surprise smash hit of the year cast a rosy glow over Shore's vehicle.

The night was already cold and frosty, and the moonlight cast an intense glow across the landscape.

It was nearly dark outside but the dashboard lights cast a faint greenish glow .

feel

Every time I glance inside l feel a warm glow of satisfaction.

For the first time that week, I felt a warm glow inside me.

Gallagher felt a warm glow of satisfaction.

Eighteen-year-old Kerri Strug is in her second Olympics and has yet to feel the warm glow of stardom.

And, even now, remembering, she felt a warm glow spread through her.

He still felt the glow of the night before.

give

Doesn't this give you a little glow ?

Moisturizer and foundation give the skin a glow akin to the afterglow of lovemaking.

A little yacht stove gave out a temperate glow , its draught adjusted to produce exactly the right warmth.

The man with the secrets gives off the glow .

A few emergency circuits gave off a faint glow .

The curtains were pulled and the lamplight gave a cosy glow to the room.

A friendly encounter gave a glow which lasted through the night.

see

They could not see the glow of triumph in his eyes.

In the distance we could see fire glow coming from the door of a jhumpa and Bhairon went to ask the way.

It is a great delight to see the glow of health about you.

When I saw the faint glow of light in the distance, it scarcely registered with me.

As long as doctors can see the glow , they can find tumours anywhere in the body.

Through the curtains on the windows one could see the glow of chandeliers.

You will find that the modulation is approximately correct when the flashing can only just be seen over the steady glow .

Imagine that you can see the yellow glow of the warm sun through your closed eyes.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

glowing report/account/description etc

I had had nothing but glowing reports from her teacher.

In return for this hospitality, all they have to do is write a glowing report of their experience.

Most performers can read ten glowing reports and one bad, and only remember the nasty one.

Our son's achievement level soared and at the end of the school year he received a glowing report from his teachers.

These pretentious phrases and glowing descriptions also have a resonance for our time.

These proved very successful and a glowing report came from the Establishment.

in glowing terms

The two men speak in glowing terms of their friendship.

The two men speak of their friendship in glowing terms.

Friends and relatives speak of him in glowing terms.

We were not surprised to find women speaking in glowing terms about their relationship with their present partners.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Candles give a warm glow to the room.

She always had a healthy glow about her.

the glow of copper pans

The golden glow of candlelight gives a room a romantic atmosphere.

the green glow of my computer monitor

the orange glow of the sunset

There faces were lit by the warm glow of the fire.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And amid the glow there are girls.

At Camasunary the bothy for walkers by the sea had a driftwood firelight glow coming through the window.

Diffused lighting cast a warm amber glow over a couple of oak display cabinets and reflected off the glass-panelled walls.

Every time I glance inside l feel a warm glow of satisfaction.

Mr Sammler, back walking the streets, which now were dark blue, a bluish glow from the street lamps.

She woke to find the room dim with approaching dusk, and without lights except for the glow of the fire.

The audience sat in a warm honey glow , drinking tea and eating richly iced cake.

The sun has dipped beneath the horizon, leaving behind a pink glow joined by a crescent moon.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

face

Her face seems to glow with happiness as if a vision has of a sudden become reality.

Her face seemed to glow in the dusk.

She didn't need a mirror to know her face was glowing with happiness.

Petey had a face that glowed in the dark, it was so pale, with funny bumps on his cheeks.

His arm was round Joanna's waist and her face was glowing with laughter.

Leaning against her was a taller woman whose face glowed .

Richard recalled looking across at his wife, her face glowing from the wine she'd drunk, her manner relaxed.

The moon rose, and her pale face glowed .

fire

The range fire was glowing , hot enough to roast anyone who stood close to it.

Moss gardens, straw-mat rooms, wooden bridges arching in the moonlight, paper lanterns with the fire glowing inside.

The bars of the fire glowed orange.

happiness

Her face seems to glow with happiness as if a vision has of a sudden become reality.

Every bride looks beautiful - this is partly because of what she is wearing and partly because she is usually glowing with happiness .

She didn't need a mirror to know her face was glowing with happiness .

health

Francesca was as pretty as a picture and apparently glowing with health .

Yogurt manufacturers, for example, portray fit, lively people, glowing with health .

light

Ahead the red light glowed evilly and the spectral figures moved into its aura to become cardboard silhouettes.

Only a dim light glowed in the direction of the stairs.

But when the pilot switched on his flight systems, a red warning light glowed .

Here and there, a light glows from a farmhouse window.

At the far end, in the tiny chancel, the sanctuary light glowed .

A soft light glowed by the armchair.

The banks of computer machines stretched away into the distance and there were only a few dim lights glowing .

Out in the darkness, a long way off, a pale white light was glowing .

pleasure

Midge was glowing with pleasure and pride at the return of her beloved John and Angela.

She laughed, and her eyes glowed with the pleasure of her discovery.

Bates himself was warm and genial, and his cohorts were having such a good time that their faces glowed with pleasure .

pride

Midge was glowing with pleasure and pride at the return of her beloved John and Angela.

She glowed with pride at a graduation honor he received.

Chest out, glowing with pride we return to base with labrador on lap and conversation stilted.

The President glowed with pride and a sense of accomplishment after this masterstroke of personal diplomacy.

skin

She saw her own skin velvety, glowing .

Her skin is glowing , almost like she has a fever.

The girl's skin glowed , her eyes were bright.

The skin is soft, glowing , unlined.

As a result, his skin glowed more healthily and his halo of hair gleamed like the outer circle of the sun.

She has smooth, soft skin which glows softly as though a candle were just below the surface.

■ VERB

begin

The anaemic begin to glow , while the normally healthy become intolerable.

And as the shadows lengthened and the light drained from the sky, the crystal began to glow .

It began to glow red for overload.

As the bright spot moved onward, it began to leave a glowing trail across the night sky.

He looked right back, very cool, and her cheeks began to glow pink through the chalk-dust.

The pillar that marked where the Pit passed through the Farm had begun to glow .

His neck began to glow again.

The roof of the tent begins to glow , like the mantle of a gas lamp turned up very slowly.

seem

Her face seems to glow with happiness as if a vision has of a sudden become reality.

Both seem to glow under the desert sun.

They seemed to glow in the flickering green-gold gold light, as if embraced by a holy nimbus.

Her face seemed to glow in the dusk.

Her long blonde hair, freshly washed, seemed to glow in the dull light from the chandeliers.

Holyfield seemed to glow with an aura of faith in his own invincibility.

Only a moment outside yet the tent's welcome seemed a homely, glowing thing.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

A few lumps of coal still glowed in the fire.

The church walls glowed in the candlelight.

The evening sun glowed in the sky.

The windows were glowing with a warm, yellow light.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

And they would come: diddy-jackets glowing like street lamps, shovels sparking in the limestone chips.

He fumbled for the light switch, and when the bulb first glowed it made him blink several times.

The theatres are empty, the screens glow white and ghostly.

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