Definitions for gleamglim
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a flash or beam of light:
the gleam of a lantern in the dark.
a subdued or reflected light.
a brief or slight manifestation or occurrence; trace:
a gleam of hope.
(v.i.)to send forth a gleam or gleams.
to appear suddenly and clearly like a flash of light.
Origin of gleam:
bef. 1000; ME glem(e), OE glǣm, c. OHG gleimo glowworm; akin to OS glīmo brightness
gleam, gleaming, glow, lambency(noun)
an appearance of reflected light
gleam, gleaming, glimmer(verb)
a flash of light (especially reflected light)
glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine(verb)
be shiny, as if wet
"His eyes were glistening"
shine brightly, like a star or a light
"A terrible thought gleamed in her mind"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to shine very brightly
The car gleamed in the sunlight.
to show an emotion in your eyes
Her eyes gleamed with mischief.
sth felt or seen for a short time
a gleam of hope
sth that shines brightly
a gleam of gold
a small or indistinct shaft or stream of light.
a glimpse or hint; an indistinct sign of something.
The rescue workers preserved a gleam of optimism that they might still survive.
brightness or shininess; splendor.
To shine; to glitter; to glisten.
To be briefly but strongly apparent.
To disgorge filth, as a hawk.
Origin: * (noun) Originates before the first millennium from Middle English gleme, from Old English glæm; see ghel-.
to disgorge filth, as a hawk
a shoot of light; a small stream of light; a beam; a ray; a glimpse
to shoot, or dart, as rays of light; as, at the dawn, light gleams in the east
to shine; to cast light; to glitter
to shoot out (flashes of light, etc.)
Translations for gleam
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a faint glow
the gleam of her eyes.
- brilhoPortuguese (BR)
- der GlanzGerman
- αμυδρή λάμψηGreek
- brillo, destelloSpanish
- نور ضعیفFarsi
- हल्की चमकHindi
- 희미한 빛Korean
- sinaran lembutMalay
- svakt lysskjærNorwegian
- نور ضعیفPersian
- ضعيفه رڼاPashto
- pırıltı, parıltıTurkish
- 微光Chinese (Trad.)
- відблиск, спалахUkrainian
- مدھم چمکUrdu
- ánh lập loèVietnamese
- 微光Chinese (Simp.)
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