Definitions for gleamglim

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word gleam

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gleam, gleaming, glow, lambency(noun)

    an appearance of reflected light

  2. gleam, gleaming, glimmer(verb)

    a flash of light (especially reflected light)

  3. glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine(verb)

    be shiny, as if wet

    "His eyes were glistening"

  4. gleam, glimmer(verb)

    shine brightly, like a star or a light

  5. gleam(verb)

    appear briefly

    "A terrible thought gleamed in her mind"

Wiktionary

  1. gleam(Noun)

    a small or indistinct shaft or stream of light.

  2. gleam(Noun)

    a glimpse or hint; an indistinct sign of something.

    The rescue workers preserved a gleam of optimism that they might still survive.

  3. gleam(Noun)

    brightness or shininess; splendor.

  4. gleam(Verb)

    To shine; to glitter; to glisten.

  5. gleam(Verb)

    To be briefly but strongly apparent.

  6. gleam(Verb)

    To disgorge filth, as a hawk.

  7. Origin: * (noun) Originates before the first millennium from Middle English gleme, from Old English glæm; see ghel-.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gleam(verb)

    to disgorge filth, as a hawk

  2. Gleam(noun)

    a shoot of light; a small stream of light; a beam; a ray; a glimpse

  3. Gleam(noun)

    brightness; splendor

  4. Gleam(verb)

    to shoot, or dart, as rays of light; as, at the dawn, light gleams in the east

  5. Gleam(verb)

    to shine; to cast light; to glitter

  6. Gleam(verb)

    to shoot out (flashes of light, etc.)

  7. Origin: [OE. glem, gleam, AS. glm, prob. akin to E. glimmer, and perh. to Gr. warm, to warm. Cf. Glitter.]


Translations for gleam

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Schimmer, Schein, Funke, GlanzGerman
  • αχτίδαGreek
  • glimiEsperanto
  • hohtaa, pilkahtaa, loisto, välke, kiiltää, välkkyä, välkehtiä, vilahtaa, vilkahtaa, säde, pilkahdusFinnish
  • miroitement, luire, rayon, refletFrench
  • նշույլArmenian
  • titiwha, ramarama, raramaMāori
  • glimteNorwegian
  • urmă, strălucireRomanian
  • луч, проблеск, свет, вспышка, блескRussian
  • parıltı, belirti, parlaklıkTurkish

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