Definitions for shiningˈʃaɪ nɪŋ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Origin of shining:
the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it
"the shining of shoes provided a meager living"; "every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing"
marked by exceptional merit
"had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example"
bright, burnished, lustrous, shining, shiny(adj)
made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
"bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents"
glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining(adj)
"glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse's glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel"
A bright emission of light; a gleam.
Having a high polish or sheen.
Having exceptional merit.
a shining example
emitting light, esp. in a continuous manner; radiant; as, shining lamps; also, bright by the reflection of light; as, shining armor
splendid; illustrious; brilliant; distinguished; conspicious; as, a shining example of charity
having the surface smooth and polished; -- said of leaves, the surfaces of shells, etc
emission or reflection of light
Formed in 1996, Shining is a Swedish black metal band whose music contains depressive undertones, which include personal and suicide-themed lyrics. The band's name does not refer to the book The Shining or the film based on it, but rather according to Kvarforth, it means "the path to enlightenment".
Translations for shining
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
very bright and clear; producing or reflecting light; polished
a shining star; The windows were clean and shining.
- brilhantePortuguese (BR)
- λαμπερός, γυαλιστερός, αστραφτερόςGreek
- hiilgav, säravEstonian
- चमकदार, देदीप्यपान, चमकीलाHindi
- sjajan, blistavCroatian
- šviečiantis, blizgantisLithuanian
- spožs; mirdzošsLatvian
- skinnende, strålendeNorwegian
- świecący, błyszczącyPolish
- روڼ، ځلاند، بريښندPashto
- сияющий, сверкающийRussian
- lysande, glänsande, skinandeSwedish
- 閃閃發光的，亮晶晶的Chinese (Trad.)
- яскравий; сяючийUkrainian
- روشن اور چمکیلاUrdu
- sáng, chói lọiVietnamese
- 光亮的，醒目的Chinese (Simp.)
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