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Shining Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • the work of making something shine by polishing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"
  • 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"
  • abounding with sunlight; "a bright sunny day"; "one shining norming"- John Muir; "when it is warm and shiny"
  • 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"
  • marked by exceptional merit; "had shining virtues and few faults"; "a shining example"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it; "the shining of shoes provided a meager living"; "rbry Dunday he gave his car a good polishing"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Shining'

  • Shining: Shining or The Shining may refer to: Shining (series), a series of fantasy video games made by Sega The Shining (novel), a 1977 novel by Stephen King
  • Shining Star: Shining Star may refer to: Shining Star (band) Shining Star (Fish Leong album) Shining Star (Jerry Garcia Band album) Shining Star (Jump5 album) "Shining
  • Shining (series): series (Shining Force, Shining Force Gaiden, Shining Force Gaiden 2, Shining Force II, Shining Force Gaiden: Final Conflict, Shining Force CD, Shining Force
  • Shining-blue kingfisher: The shining-blue kingfisher (Alcedo quadribrachys) is a species of bird in the Alcedinidae family. It is found in much of sub-Saharan Africa as far south
  • Shining Stars: Shining Stars may refer to: Shining Stars: The Official Story Of Earth, Wind & Fire, a 2001 biographical film about the American band Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Maroon shining parrot: The maroon shining parrot (Prosopeia tabuensis) or red shining-parrot is a species of parrot in the Psittaculidae family. It endemic to the islands of
  • Shining Cliff Woods, Derbyshire: Shining Cliff Woods are on the west bank of the River Derwent near to Ambergate Derbyshire. In medieval times "Schymynde-cliffe" was one of the seven
  • One Shining Moment: the song "One Shining Moment" by Diana Ross, see The Force Behind the Power. Not to be confused with One Bright Shining Moment. "One Shining Moment" is a
  • Shining Path: Peru (Spanish: Partido Comunista del Perú), more commonly known as the Shining Path (Sendero Luminoso), is a Maoist guerrilla insurgent organization in
  • Shining Harvest: Shining Harvest is an Australian novel by E.V. Timms. It was the ninth in his Great South Land Saga of novels. It concerns the struggle between two brothers

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'Shining' example sentence in quotations

* With affection beaming out of one eye, and calculation shining out of the other. - Charles Dickens

* 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. - Vincent Van Gogh

* Wit is so shining a quality that everybody admires it most people aim at it, all people fear it, and few love it unless in themselves. - Lord Chesterfield

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Shining Sample Sentences in News

  • Solar’s Shining Bright Off Of A Banner Year - What’s Next?
    CORAL GABLES, FL / ACCESSWIRE / March 5, 2015 / The Department of Housing and Urban Development along with the State of California have announced that they will enhance financing efforts for energy efficiency ... Read more on this news related to 'Shining'
  • Day of Shining Star Marked across World
    Pyongyang, March 1 (KCNA) -- The Day of the Shining Star, the birth anniversary of leader Kim Jong Il, was celebrated with splendor by the people on the five continents. Read more on this news related to 'Shining'
  • Day of Shining Star Marked by Foreign Newspapers
    Pyongyang, March 4 (KCNA) -- Foreign newspapers carried special write-ups together with the portrait of smiling leader Kim Jong Il and his photos on the occasion of his birth anniversary (the Day of the Shining Star). Read more on this news related to 'Shining'

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