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".
Verb form of the word shine.
The stars are shining brightly in the sky tonight which is a real joy.Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020
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The numerical value of SHINING in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of SHINING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of SHINING in a Sentence
If one feels the need of something grand, something infinite, something that makes one feel aware of God, one need not go far to find it. I think that I see something deeper, more infinite, more eternal than the ocean in the expression of the eyes of a little baby when it wakes in the morning and coos or laughs because it sees the sun shining on its cradle.
Christ is a most precious commodity, he is better than rubies or the most costly pearls; and we must part with our old gold, with our shining gold, our old sins, our most shining sins, or we must perish forever. Christ is to be sought and bought with any pains, at any price; we can not buy this gold too dear. He is a jewel more worth than a thousand worlds, as all know who have him. Get him, and get all; miss him and miss all.
As soon as we (can) stop this, 'from sea to shining sea we're going to build a wall and the Mexicans are going to pay for it' -- it's embarrassing, everyone in Congress knows it's not going to happen. ... It appears the only person who won't say it out loud is the President.
True friends are like the shining Sun in the midst of storm, in my view. They brighten and illuminate your life, and often bring happiness to you, just like the rays of Sun creating a magnificent rainbow during a severe storm. Sometimes you need a storm in order to see and appreciate the divine beauty of a rainbow.
Your heavenly eyes are shining like a late night star. To be in heaven, I like to get lost in those eyes forever.
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Translations for SHINING
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- ilustre, lúcido, lustroso, reputado, renombrado, famoso, espléndido, brillante, célebreSpanish
- hohtaa, loistavaFinnish
- lustré, brillant, réputé, renommé, illustre, splendide, célèbre, fameuxFrench
- brillante, lucente, lucido, lustro, splendenteItalian
- پهخش, بریقهدارKurdish
- reflector, strălucitor, reputat, ilustru, luciosRomanian
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