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glow

Pronunciation: /gləʊ/

Translation of glow in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (shine) [fire] brillar, resplandecer*; [metal] estar* al rojo vivo to glow with health rebosar (de) or irradiar salud
    Example sentences
    • Her flowing, dark hair seemed to glow with a pale light all its own, while her eyes shone.
    • A little flower of light glowed around my hand as I lowered the flame down to the candle and lit it.
    • It was silver and light blue and glowed radiantly in the dark.
    Example sentences
    • Jade's bracelets began to clatter against each other and the runes began to glow alternate colours; red and gold.
    • Both of her arms began to glow green and red as the ground beneath her began to shake.
    • So, if peer at my PC tower in the dark under my desk, it now glows red, green and blue from the chinks in its case.
    1.2 (show pleasure) to be glowing with happiness estar* radiante de felicidad his son's success made him glow with pride el éxito de su hijo lo llenaba de orgullo

noun/nombre

(no plural/sin plural)
  • 1.1 (light) brillo (masculine), resplandor (masculine) a pearly glow un brillo perlado 1.2 (feeling) he felt a warm glow of love/pride sintió una oleada de cariño/orgullo brandy gives you a warm glow el brandy da una agradable sensación de bienestar

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