Associations to the word «Shining»


SHINING, adjective. Emitting light.
SHINING, adjective. Reflecting light.
SHINING, adjective. Having a high polish or sheen.
SHINING, adjective. Having exceptional merit.
SHINING, verb. Present participle of shine
SHINING, noun. A bright emission of light; a gleam.
SHINING FIRMOSS, noun. A species of firmosses, Huperzia lucidula.
SHINING PART, noun. An exemplary attribute
SHINING PARTS, noun. Plural of shining part
SHINING TUBESHOULDER, noun. A ray-finned fish, Sagamichthys abei, native to the Pacific Ocean.
SHINING TUBESHOULDERS, noun. Plural of shining tubeshoulder

Dictionary definition

SHINING, noun. 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".
SHINING, adjective. Marked by exceptional merit; "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example".
SHINING, adjective. 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".
SHINING, adjective. 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".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley