Definition of Afterglow in English :

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Afterglow meaning in English

Meaning of Afterglow in English

Pronunciation of Afterglow in English

Afterglow pronunciation in English

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1. afterglow

a glow sometimes seen in the sky after sunset

2. afterglow

the pleasure of remembering some pleasant event

Example Sentences:
'he basked in the afterglow of his victory'

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see synonyms of afterglow
the glow left after a light has disappeared, such as that sometimes seen after sunset
the glow of an incandescent metal after the source of heat has been removed
3. physics
luminescence persisting on the screen of a cathode-ray tube or in a gas-discharge tube after the power supply has been disconnected
a trace, impression, etc, of past emotion, brilliance, etc

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see synonyms of afterglow
the glow remaining after a light has gone, as after sunset
the pleasant feeling one has after an enjoyable experience

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see synonyms of afterglow
1. The atmospheric glow that remains for a short time after sunset.
2. The light emitted after removal of a source of energy, especially:
a. The glow of an incandescent metal as it cools.
b. The emission of light from a phosphor after removal of excitation.
3. The comfortable feeling following a pleasant experience.
4. A lingering impression of past glory or success.

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