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Shine Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0

  • the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
  • (of surfaces) make shine; "shine the silver, please"; "polish my shoes"
  • experience a feeling of well-being or happiness, as from good health or an intense emotion; "She was beaming with joy"; "Her face radiated with happiness"
  • especially of the complexion: show a strong bright color, such as red or pink; "Her face glowed when she came out of the sauna"
  • be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening"
  • touch or seem as if touching visually or audibly; "Light fell on her face"; "The sun shone on the fields"; "The light struck the golden necklace"; "A strange sound struck my ears"
  • be clear and obvious; "A shining example"
  • be distinguished or eminent; "His talent shines"
  • throw or flash the light of (a lamp, etc.); "Shine the light on that window, please"
  • emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light; "The sun shone bright that day"; "The fire beamed on their faces"
  • be bright by reflecting or casting light; "Drive carefully--the wet road reflects"

Definitions from Wiktionary

  • the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Shine'

  • Shine: Shine may refer to: Reflection (physics) Shine (nightclub) LG Shine, a mobile phone, by parent company LG Electronics. Shine (fundraising event), a night-time
  • SHINE: SHINE may refer to: SHINE Awards SHINE (software) NA61/SHINE particle physics experiment SHINE (festival) in Singapore SHINE Wrestling, professional wrestling
  • Shine On: Shine On may refer to: Shine On (L.T.D. album), 1980 Shine On (George Jones album), a 1983 album and song by George Jones Shine On (Pink Floyd album)
  • Shine Group: established international companies Shine America, Shine Australia, Shine Germany, Shine France, and most recently Shine Iberia Shine acquired Reveille Productions
  • Shine On (Shine All Your Sweet Love on Me): "Shine On (Shine All Your Sweet Love on Me)" is a song written by Johnny MacRae and Bob Morrison, and recorded by American country music artist George
  • Endemol Shine North America: Endemol Shine North America is the American division of Endemol Shine Group that was originally founded on March 15, 2012 as a merger of Shine Americas
  • Shine-Dalgarno sequence: The Shine-Dalgarno (SD) sequence is a ribosomal binding site in prokaryotic messenger RNA, generally located around 8 bases upstream of the start codon
  • Shine Wrestling: Shine Wrestling (stylized as SHINE Wrestling and often referred to simply as SHINE) is an American, Florida based female independent professional wrestling
  • Shine (Mike Oldfield song): "Shine" is a single by musician Mike Oldfield, released in 1986 (see 1986 in music). "Shine" features Jon Anderson on vocals. The music video for "Shine"
  • Shine, Shine, Shine: "Shine, Shine, Shine" is a song written by Ken Bell & Bud McGuire, and recorded by American country music artist Eddy Raven. It was released in August

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* The sun does not shine for a few trees and flowers, but for the wide world's joy. - Henry Ward Beecher

* The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye. The more light you shine on it, the more it will contract. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

* People are like stained glass windows they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within. - Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

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