Shine is to reflect light, or to polish, or to stand out due to excellence.(verb)
Shine is defined as brightness, light or luster.(noun)
A gold ring that has just been cleaned and polished is an example of something that has a shine.
See shine in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME schinen < OE scinan, akin to Ger scheinen < IE base *sāi-, to glimmer > Gr skia, shadow
See shine in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb shone shone (shōn) or shined, shin·ing, shines verb, intransitive
Origin: Middle English shinen
Origin: , from Old English scīnan.
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