glowing

[gloh-ing]
adjective
2.
rich and warm in coloring: glowing colors.
3.
showing the radiance of health, excitement, etc.: glowing cheeks.
4.
warmly favorable or complimentary: a glowing account of her work.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English glowynge, Old English glowende. See glow, -ing2

glowingly, adverb
unglowing, adjective


4. ardent, wholehearted, enthusiastic, rapturous, unstinting.
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glow

[gloh]
noun
1.
a light emitted by or as if by a substance heated to luminosity; incandescence.
2.
brightness of color.
3.
a sensation or state of bodily heat.
4.
a warm, ruddy color of the cheeks.
5.
warmth of emotion or passion; ardor.
verb (used without object)
6.
to emit bright light and heat without flame; become incandescent.
7.
to shine like something intensely heated.
8.
to exhibit a strong, bright color; be lustrously red or brilliant.
9.
(of the cheeks) to exhibit a healthy, warm, ruddy color.
10.
to become or feel very warm or hot.
11.
to show emotion or elation: to glow with pride.

Origin:
before 1000; Middle English glowen (v.), Old English glōwan; akin to German glühen, Old Norse glōa

outglow, verb (used with object)
underglow, noun


9. flush, blush, redden.
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glow (ɡləʊ)
 
n
1.  light emitted by a substance or object at a high temperature
2.  a steady even light without flames
3.  brilliance or vividness of colour
4.  brightness or ruddiness of complexion
5.  a feeling of wellbeing or satisfaction
6.  intensity of emotion; ardour
 
vb
7.  to emit a steady even light without flames
8.  to shine intensely, as if from great heat
9.  to be exuberant or high-spirited, as from excellent health or intense emotion
10.  to experience a feeling of wellbeing or satisfaction: to glow with pride
11.  (esp of the complexion) to show a strong bright colour, esp a shade of red
12.  to be very hot
 
[Old English glōwan; related to Old Norse glōa, Old High German gluoen, Icelandic glōra to sparkle]

glowing (ˈɡləʊɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  emitting a steady bright light without flames: glowing embers
2.  warm and rich in colour: the room was decorated in glowing shades of gold and orange
3.  flushed and rosy, as from exercise or excitement: glowing cheeks
4.  displaying or indicative of extreme satisfaction, pride, or emotion: he gave a glowing account of his son's achievements
 
'glowingly
 
adv

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Word Origin & History

glow
O.E. glowan "to shine as if red-hot," from P.Gmc. base *glo- (cf. O.S. gloian, O.N. gloa, O.H.G. gluoen, Ger. glühen "to glow"), from PIE *ghlo-. First record of glow-worm is from c.1320.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
GLOW
gross lift-off weight
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Probably one would see the band of one's own galaxy, while the other one is
  medium bright diffusely glowing disk.
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