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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: In fiction : The Shining (novel), a 1977 novel by Stephen King. The Shining (film), a 1980 film adaptation ...
  • Shining (series): For the strategy games of the series (Shining Force , Shining Force Gaiden , Shining Force Gaiden 2 , Shining Force II , Shining Force ...
  • Shining (Norwegian band): Shining is a Norwegian avant-garde music band from Oslo . Eleven musicians have been a part of the band's line-up in its history, which ...
  • Shining (Swedish band): Shining is a Swedish black metal band formed in 1996. The band's music contains depressive undertones, which include personal and ...
  • Shining Force: Additionally, in 2004 a remake was released for the Game Boy Advance under the title Shining Force: Resurrection of the Dark Dragon and ...
  • The Shining (TV miniseries): The Shining (stylized as Stephen King's The Shining) is a three-part television miniseries based on Stephen King 's novel of the same name ...
  • Shining (Marcia Hines album): Shining is the second studio album by American-Australian singer Marcia Hines . Hines had been resident in Australia since 1970. ...
  • Shining (EP): Shining is the first EP by pop singer Crystal Kay . It was released on November 28, 2007. The EP features five tracks, all of which have ...

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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

  • The high art of ‘The Shining’: A guest essay by ‘Horns’ director Alexandre Aja
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  • WAM Picks: The Shining, Halloween salsa and a Christmas craft fair
    Friday — Shriek to The Shining. Stanley Kubrick’s horrifying classic horror film will be screened at the LSPU Hall on Halloween night at 7:30 p.m. Friday — Classical musicians Laurel Swindon and guest pianist Krista Vincent perform lyrical favourites for flute and piano, including gems by newly rediscovered female composers Anna Bon and Mel Bonis fr Read more on this news related to 'Shining'

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