the work of making something shine by polishing it
- "he performed the menial chore of shining shoes"
emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light
- "The sun shone bright that day"
be distinguished or eminent
- "His talent shines"
be clear and obvious
- "A shining example"
throw or flash the light of (a lamp, etc.): "Shine the light on that window, please"
marked by exceptional merit
- "a shining example"
- "had shining virtues and few faults"
emitting or radiating light
- "gazed up at the shining heavens"
- "the shining sun"
reflecting an inner radiance
- "with shining eyes"