What does shining mean?

Definitions for shining
ˈʃaɪ nɪŋshin·ing

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word shining.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. shining, polishing(adj)

    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"

  2. shining(adj)

    marked by exceptional merit

    "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example"

  3. 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"

  4. glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining(adj)

    reflecting light

    "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"

Wiktionary

  1. shining(Noun)

    A bright emission of light; a gleam.

  2. shining(Adjective)

    Emitting light.

  3. shining(Adjective)

    Reflecting light.

  4. shining(Adjective)

    Having a high polish or sheen.

  5. shining(Adjective)

    Having exceptional merit.

    a shining example

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shining

    of Shine

  2. Shining(adj)

    emitting light, esp. in a continuous manner; radiant; as, shining lamps; also, bright by the reflection of light; as, shining armor

  3. Shining(adj)

    splendid; illustrious; brilliant; distinguished; conspicious; as, a shining example of charity

  4. Shining(adj)

    having the surface smooth and polished; -- said of leaves, the surfaces of shells, etc

  5. Shining(noun)

    emission or reflection of light

Freebase

  1. Shining

    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".

Editors Contribution

  1. shining

    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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How to say shining in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of shining in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of shining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of shining in a Sentence

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    How long the thick dark clouds can prevent the truth from shining? The truth is an arrow that can pass through any shield!

  2. Mickey Mehta:

    The setting sun always dwindles with a promise of rising and shining again and again. With every sunset and sunrise, MickeyMize.

  3. Bryant McGill:

    Life has a way of shining on people who stand in the sunshine of kind actions.

  4. Mohsin Ali Shaukat:

    It is our duty to guide the future of our nation now, don't just say that they are directionless, characterless or any other less people, add your part in this matter, be the character & direction you want to see in them, be the big shining sun for them that they could shine like a star in your light.”

  5. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    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.

Images & Illustrations of shining

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