(v. i.) To emit rays of light; to give light; to beam with steady radiance; to exhibit brightness or splendor; as, the sun shines by day; the moon shines by night.
(v. i.) To be bright by reflection of light; to gleam; to be glossy; as, to shine like polished silver.
(v. i.) To be effulgent in splendor or beauty.
(v. i.) To be eminent, conspicuous, or distinguished; to exhibit brilliant intellectual powers; as, to shine in courts; to shine in conversation.
(v. t.) To cause to shine, as a light.
(v. t.) To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light; as, in hunting, to shine the eyes of a deer at night by throwing a light on them.
(n.) The quality or state of shining; brightness; luster, gloss; polish; sheen.
(n.) Sunshine; fair weather.
(n.) A liking for a person; a fancy.
(n.) Caper; antic; row.
(v. i.) Shining; sheen.
(1) Two of the largest markets are Germany and South Korea, often held up as shining examples of export-led economies.
(2) The NYT article further shines further light into this murky affair, in which both News International and the Metropolitan Police have so far been evasive, to say the least."
(3) So, at the end of her life, Williams, with other Hillsborough families, was recognised not as part of some Liverpool rabble but as a shining example: an everyday person embodying the extraordinary power and depth of human love.
(4) In a country crisscrossed from sea to shining sea by some of the world’s longest and most famous roads, what could be more simple?
(5) It's ironic given this sector is the one shining beacon of potential growth and job creation.
(6) Yes, Shine, the company she set up after a controversial departure from Sky, was helped by an output deal with that branch of the family firm.
(7) A world of hidden wealth: why we are shining a light offshore Read more However, the Nahmad lawyers have also insisted that because the painting is not in New York and the IAC is based in Panama, the court case should not be allowed to proceed in the US.
(8) The list is split between on and off-screen talent, including Sherlock producer Sue Vertue, the writer of Last Tango in Halifax and Happy Valley, Sally Wainwright, and Elisabeth Murdoch , founder of MasterChef producer Shine.
(9) What we need is international action now, and that’s precisely what we are doing today with real concrete action in the war against tax evasion.” He said the transparency rules on beneficial ownership showed that Britain and other governments were working to shine a spotlight on “those hiding spaces, those dark corners of the global financial system”.
(10) Murdoch is chief executive and chairman of Shine, one of the UK leading independent production companies; Hoberman is a non-executive director of the Guardian Media Group, which also publishes MediaGuardian.co.uk; and Highfield now has a senior role at Microsoft.
(11) But no one was looking, as the sun was simply shining too brightly for HMV.
(12) The current IRS controversy does not excuse sham political organizations masquerading as social welfare organizations, and shines a light on the critical need for campaign spending disclosure legislation.
(13) There was a decision to preference a new entrant into the WA political field, an Australian Aboriginal, who happens to be a member of the National Party, and to symbolically, I suppose, display him in the preference list … Where possible, where we see shining stars in individual parties, like Scott, or this guy from the Nats, we should individually preference them higher.
(14) "Right now the sun is shining and it's totally quiet – normally there is a lot of wind.
(15) A safety net to catch those fallen on hard times, come rain or shine, boom or bust, it would be there for all those who had paid in.
(16) Shine waited 18 hours before she could see her baby for the first time and reflected on how Google Glass could have been used in those initial 18 hours to ease some of her apprehensions and fears.
(17) The events in Carlisle shine a rather different light on the problems facing BHS than its bosses have outlined.
(18) A DfE spokesman says: "We are shining a light on the performance of local authorities on a whole range of different indicators which need to be considered jointly.
(19) For me, the shining example of hope and freedom on Lesvos is not its statue but its people.
(20) Yet all agreed that the more diverse the routes into a legal career the better, because at least once people from diverse backgrounds were in they had the chance to shine.
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(1) The beach curved around us and the sun shone while the rest of the UK shivered under grey skies and sleet.
(2) The case shone a light on the poor conditions inside Egyptian prisons, and the often arbitrary nature of Egypt’s judicial system.
(3) The case of a 15-month-old patient with Shone's anomaly is reported.
(4) In an impassioned speech that invoked his parents' past as refugees, Miliband told Labour voters and activists in Cumbernauld: "The values of the Scottish people have shone through in this referendum campaign, whatever side that they're on, the values of justice, of fairness and equality.
(5) Afterwards all sides claimed victory, but there was widespread agreement that Fiorina, the former head of Hewlett-Packard, shone as an articulate, forceful outsider who hammered Trump as well as Hillary Clinton, the Democratic frontrunner whose name came up 32 times.
(6) The financial crisis represents an opportunity for responsible investing The global economic crisis left investors reeling and shone a light on some of the worst practices within financial markets.
(7) There was no intention to exploit anyone or indeed supply cheap labour; our time in training and people investment shone through on the day with compliments from officials at how well turned out and efficient our team was.
(8) Since a hugely disappointing 2015 European Under-21 Championship when England finished bottom of their group , Southgate’s latest crop have shone.
(9) Another co-author, John Hemingway, is the grandson of Ernest Hemingway , who shone a spotlight on the San Fermín festival in his 1926 novel The Sun Also Rises.
(10) However, government officials were forced to respond to the film, not least when an outcry in China following the film's Oscar nomination shone a spotlight on the Chinese victims of the death squads.
(11) The sun shone continuously, our little tent seemed great fun and we travelled around in a lovely (if temperamental) convertible sports car.
(12) 3 ) Stoke’s three-pointed star has shone brighter When on song Stoke’s three star turns form a kind of Bermuda Triangle that suck in opposition defences via their devilry on and off the ball.
(13) Press scrutiny, which has shone light on the close links between some senior Podemos people and Venezuela, also hurt their brand just before March 22 elections for the parliament of the strongly socialist southern region of Andalucia, where they nevertheless doubled their vote (from European elections) to 15%.
(14) Jeremain Lens, an £8.5m signing from Dynamo Kyiv, shone against Swansea, as did Yann M’Vila, who is on loan from Rubin Kazan, but the summer’s other signings, Adam Matthews (£2m from Celtic), Younès Kaboul (£3m from Tottenham) and Sebastián Coates (£2m from Liverpool) are yet to impress.
(15) To assess operative results and late outcome, we reviewed the records of 30 consecutive patients seen with Shone's anomaly at our institution between 1966 and 1989.
(16) The case has shone an unflattering light on the Horn of Africa country and the fledgling institutions put in place with western support after two decades of civil war.
(17) The five-week trial, which has cost millions of pounds, shone a light on the alleged criminal career of a man who was described during evidence as too big for the Metropolitan police to tackle.
(18) With Thursday's assault quickly followed by Golden Dawn attacks on socialist MPs campaigning in northern Greece and leftwing students at Athens' Panteion University, there are mounting concerns that the darkening mood could be a precursor of worse to come – even if Kasidiaris's explosive temper has shone a spotlight on the party as never before.
(19) Outside, the sun shone and temperatures soared into the mid-20s.
(20) The sharp increase in the number of executions in the kingdom has alarmed human rights groups and shone a light, albeit a faint one, on the judicial practices of one of the most secretive societies in the world.