Definitions for shining
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word 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, shinyadjective
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, shiningadjective
"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
Shining is a song written and performed by American producer DJ Khaled as the lead single from his tenth studio album, Grateful (2017). The song features vocals from American singer Beyoncé and American rapper Jay-Z. The song was released on February 12, 2017, by We the Best and Epic Records. The song contains a sample of Osunlade's 2013 recording "Dionne" which itself samples 1970's "Walk the Way You Talk" by Dionne Warwick.
Shining is the act of emitting or reflecting bright light or glow, often in a brilliant or dazzling manner. It refers to the presence of luminosity or radiance that is visible to the eyes, creating an illuminated or glossy appearance. Shining can be used to describe the state of an object, surface, or person that reflects light beautifully or appears luminous and bright. It is often associated with qualities like brightness, brilliance, and radiance.
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.
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Song lyrics by shining -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by shining on the Lyrics.com website.
The numerical value of shining in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of shining in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
A banker is a fellow who lends you his umbrella when the sun is shining, but wants it back the minute it begins to rain.
In fact, Mr. President, Shining City on a Hill is Shining City on a Hill -- Mr. President you ought to know that this nation is more a ‘ Tale of Two Cities ’ than it is just a ‘ Shining City on a Hill, ’.
In fact, Mr. President, this is a nation -- Mr. President you ought to know that this nation is more a ‘Tale of Two Cities’ than it is just a ‘Shining City on a Hill,’.
It's very easy to look at the shining star that is federal elections, senate Democrats get all the press, Senate Democrats get the attention. But the truth is, while those lights are shining there, the work is actually getting done in the states.
With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other.
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- lustroso, célebre, brillante, espléndido, famoso, renombrado, reputado, lúcido, ilustreSpanish
- loistava, hohtaaFinnish
- renommé, fameux, lustré, célèbre, splendide, brillant, illustre, réputéFrench
- ag taitneamhIrish
- lucido, lustro, splendente, lucente, brillanteItalian
- پهخش, بریقهدارKurdish
- ilustru, reputat, strălucitor, reflector, luciosRomanian
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