glowing glowing  /ɡ ˈloʊ ɪŋ/


  1. (n) the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
  2. (adj) highly enthusiastic



  1. Besides his glowing complexion, Shigeo Tokuda looks like any other 74-year-old man in Japan.
  2. Here's how they work: a laser beam projects a glowing red outline of a keyboard on a desk or other flat surface.
  3. It's A Wonderful Life: Director Capra's inventiveness, humor and affection for human beings keep it glowing with life and excitement.


  1. Synthetic Glow-In-The-Dark Houseplants: Brilliant or Science Crime?

    A Kickstarter project to create eerily glowing vegetation is causing an uproar among critics of genetic modification, amid fears that they can’t be controlled. Last Friday a unique Kickstarter campaign closed with almost $500,000 in donations (well over a $65,000 goal). As a result, three young DIY bio enthusiasts will distribute to almost 6,000 backers, who kicked in at least $40 each, packages ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

  2. Glowing sculptures light up NW Portland street

    Have you seen the glowing sculptures in Northwest Portland?
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KVAL Eugene

  3. Glowing Plants: Crowdsourced Genetic Engineering Project Ignites Controversy

    Glowing Plants: Crowdsourced Genetic Engineering Project Ignites Controversy
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Scientific American via Yahoo! News


  1. "Really looking forward to this opportunity to go out there, last All-Star game in Yankee Stadium history," Sheets said. "I know one thing, it's going to be glowing as I pull up. I'm going to definitely do a sightseeing tour today, and I'm...
    on Jul 14, 2008 By: Ben Sheets Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. "The pop instinct is definitely glowing right now for us. It's like pulsing," says Flowers.
    on Nov 26, 2008 By: Brandon Flowers Source: FOXNews

  3. "Among many who spoke highly of Ken, we received glowing endorsements from [Boston Red Sox manager] Terry Francona and [Tampa Bay Rays manager] Joe Maddon about his work ethic and baseball mind," Brewers general manager Doug Melvin said.
    on Oct 30, 2008 By: Doug Melvin Source:

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