Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The glow frequently seen in the sky after sunset.
- n. A second or secondary glow, as in heated metal before it ceases to be incandescent.
- n. the glow seen in the sky after sunset
- n. the light emitted by an incandescent object while cooling
- n. the light emitted by a phosphor after excitation
- n. the mildly euphoric feeling experienced after a pleasurable experience, especially after an orgasm or drug-induced high.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A glow of refulgence in the western sky after sunset.
- n. a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset
- n. the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event
“If Ronald Reagan was still President we would have already nuked this guy and walked hand in hand into the nuclear blast after-glow with the Israeli President. annie against biased news”
“Both Cristina Gallardo-Domas and Amanda Squitieri gave off an idealized, romantic after-glow as the respective wives.”
“We are sharing our citrus treasures with our co-workers (albeit miserly) and basking in the after-glow of California Sunshine.”
“Sweeping the floor or doing the dishes, the after-glow of a good party is just delicious.”
“She is currently basking in the recital after-glow.”
“I actually rather doubt this incident is unique, especially in the immediate after-glow of the election.”
““Babyish nonsense, and rubbish, all of it!” exclaimed the aunt, and a gay smile, an after-glow of the joys of her own youth, suddenly lighted up her withered face.”
“Nevertheless, despite Giuliani's still-present 911 after-glow, the former Mayor of New York City and U.S.”
“Here, upon the bright after-glow about the horizon, was now visible an irregular shape, which at first he conceived to be a bough standing a little beyond the line of its neighbours.”
“At the benefit after-glow, I introduced myself to several members of the SafeHouse staff, and told them that I was a Catholic writer.”
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