verb (used without object)
- glover's suture,
- glow discharge,
- glow lamp,
- glow plug,
Origin of glow
Examples from the Web for glow
Glow: The Autobiography of Rick JamesRick James David Ritz (Atria Books) Where to begin?
“He said, ‘Look in the mirror, and see the glow in your face,’” Allison recalls Cosby saying, according to the Daily News.Bill Cosby’s Long List of Accusers (So Far): 18 Alleged Sexual Assault Victims Between 1965-2004|Marlow Stern|November 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In order to get the ghosts to glow, we had to do what was called a double burn.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons|Rich Goldstein|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
However, exposed rock and larger sand grains have higher thermal inertia, so they glow more brightly.
My case, which is spelled out in detail here, looks back at what bedeviled Presidents as the glow of their return to office faded.
He had straightened up and his eyes shone with a glow of approval.Big Stupe|Charles V. De Vet
By the glow of the fire I made my way to the door A glance showed me that the hall and the staircase were In darkness.Berry And Co.|Dornford Yates
The responsive face lighted and weariness gave place to the glow of enthusiasm.Destiny|Charles Neville Buck
As he ran he saw the glow of the night-lamp in the sick-room, and he heard the insistent baying of the hound.The Voice of the People|Ellen Glasgow
The strong light at the back of the house—a wobbly one—was rapidly becoming a glow in the heavens, as they say in journalese.
Word Origin for glow
Old English glowan "to glow, shine as if red-hot," from Proto-Germanic base *glo- (cf. Old Saxon gloian, Old Frisian gled "glow, blaze," Old Norse gloa, Old High German gluoen, German glühen "to glow"), from PIE *ghel- (see glass). Figuratively from late 14c. Related: Glowed; glowing.
mid-15c., from glow (v).