Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In electricity, an incandescent lamp; a glow-lamp.

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Examples

  • Several weeks before I'd met with Governor Patterson and New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn in a rain soaked glow-light and sidewalk chalk vigil to commemorate the lives of six boys more since shamed into suicide.

    Stephanie A. Jones: Out of the Rain, Into the Cathedral

  • "Where are your parents, lad?" the guard asked, angling a glow-light down to shed its eerie glowing green light on them.

    Dragon's Fire

  • She stood at the bow, her knife and sword naked in the glow-light, and pointed tc me land.

    The Hour of the Gate

  • But when she saw her husband, standing in dinted space armor against the chilly glow-light, her stride faltered.

    The High Crusade

  • Dr. Brende was poring over charts, illumined by a dim glow-light beside him.

    Tarrano the Conqueror

  • With the help of the pistol glow-light I made my way back to the tree where a few minutes before I had been propped up, helpless.

    The Four Faces A Mystery

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