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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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

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  • 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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