verb (used without object)
- glover's suture,
- glow discharge,
- glow lamp,
- glow plug,
Origin of glow
Examples from the Web for glowed
Around them, Kansas City glowed in the midsummer dusk; ahead of them glimmered the future.
Amid worried NYPD, paramedics, nurses, and doctors, he glowed.Hundreds Evacuated From NYU’s Tisch Hospital in Hurricane Sandy|Abby Haglage|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The event stayed light and refreshing as the golden Airstream glowed throughout the evening.
His small eyes dilated and glowed strangely under excitement, and much night-work had reddened his eyelids.The Romance of Leonardo da Vinci|Dmitry Sergeyevich Merezhkovsky
He raised his face, all powder-stained, as he searched the room with eyes that glowed with a desire for righteous vengeance.Trusia|Davis Brinton
As they sat talking of titles and authors the boy's face softened and glowed with imagination.When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry|Charles Neville Buck
Indoors the hard-coal burner made a tropical temperature, and glowed a warm orange from its isinglass sides.A Collection of Stories, Reviews and Essays|Willa Cather
There would be ice-crystals in the very centre of his heart, that heart that had glowed so fiercely with the lust of life.The Trail of '98|Robert W. Service
Word Origin for glow
mid-15c., from glow (v).
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.