Definition of Shine at

1. Verb. Be good at. "She shines at math"

Exact synonyms: Excel At
Generic synonyms: Excel, Stand Out, Surpass



Lexicographical Neighbors of Shine At

shin splint
shin splints
shinanigan
shinanigans
shinbone
shinbones
shindesi
shindesi kensa
shindies
shindig
shindigs
shindy
shindys
shine
shine-dalgarno sequence
shine at (current term)
shine up
shined
shiner
shiners
shines
shiness
shinesses
shinest
shineth
shingle
shingle oak
shingle tree
shingled
shingler

Literary usage of Shine at

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"This morning up by moon-shine, at five o'clock, to Whitehall, to meet Mr. Moore at the Privy Scale, and there I heard of a fray between the two Embassadors ..."

2. Scientific Memoirs, Being Experimental Contributions to a Knowledge of by John William Draper (1878)
"CONTENTS :—Ascertainment of the temperature at which bodies become self-luminous; it is 977° Fahr.—Proof that all solids begin to shine at the same degree. ..."

3. Annotations Upon Popular Hymns by Charles Seymour Robinson (1893)
"4 One blessed fellowship of love, Thy living church should stand, Till, faultless, she at last above Shall shine at thy right hand. ..."

4. A Text-book on Chemistry by John William Draper (1861)
"I therefore infer that all solids and liquids begin to shine at the same degree of the thermometer. What is tb« temperature of ignition? ..."

5. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1849)
"In air impregnated with vapour of alcohol, phosphorus does not shine at 26'7°. (Graham.) Phosphorus shines at 19a in air with ..."

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