gleam, gleaming, glimmer(noun)
a flash of light (especially reflected light)
inkling, intimation, glimmering, glimmer(verb)
a slight suggestion or vague understanding
"he had no inkling what was about to happen"
shine brightly, like a star or a light
A faint light; a dim glow.
The glimmer of the fireflies was pleasant to watch.
A flash of light.
A faint or remote possibility.
A glimmer of hope.
To shine with a faint light.
The fireflies glimmered in the dark.
to give feeble or scattered rays of light; to shine faintly; to show a faint, unsteady light; as, the glimmering dawn; a glimmering lamp
a faint, unsteady light; feeble, scattered rays of light; also, a gleam
mica. See Mica
In bioinformatics GLIMMER was the first system for finding genes that used the interpolated Markov model formalism. It is effective at finding genes in bacteria, archaea, and viruses, typically finding 98–99% of all protein-coding genes. The GLIMMER software is open source and can be found at the links below. It is maintained by Steven Salzberg, Art Delcher, and their colleagues at the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology at Johns Hopkins University. Because of its high accuracy, Glimmer is the system of choice for genome annotation efforts on a wide range of bacteria, archaeal, and viral species. In a large-scale reannotation effort at the DNA Data Bank of Japan. Kosuge et al. examined the gene finding methods used for 183 genomes. They reported that of these projects, Glimmer was the gene finder for 49%, followed by GeneMark with 12%, with other algorithms used in 3% or fewer of the projects. Glimmer was used by the DNA Databank of Japan to re-annotate all bacterial genomes in the International Nucleotide Sequence Databases. It is also being used by this group to annotate viruses. Glimmer is part of the bacterial annotation pipeline at the National Center for Biotechnology Information, which also maintains a web server for Glimmer, as do sites in Germany, Canada, and elsewhere.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
glim′ėr, v.i. to burn or appear faintly.—n. a faint light: feeble rays of light: (min.) mica.—ns. Glimm′er-gowk (Tenn.), an owl; Glimm′ering, a glimmer: an inkling.—adv. Glimm′eringly. [M. E. glimeren; most prob. directly Scand.; Dan. glimre, to glimmer, Sw. prov. glim, a glance.]
The numerical value of glimmer in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of glimmer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Examples of glimmer in a Sentence
Only time will tell, it's a great possibility that it is Robert, but I will not say definitely. After 18 years, it's hard, but there is still that glimmer of hope that he could possibly be out there somewhere. How would you feel if it was your child?
The generous support of 21 Savage will go a long way toward the well-being of these young people, not only will it help them stay afloat during this crisis, but it also provides a glimmer of hope and the realization that they can count on the support of their community at this time of need.
So we said no, leave him where he is at, but our family physician said,' If they give you a glimmer of hope, you take it. If he dies in transport, that's God's calling,' so we decided to let him be transported.
It's a glimmer, and for now we're consolidating above $40 per barrel. But OPEC showed last week it's a paper tiger in that it won't do anything to prevent supply growth.
I expect that the other side will show the same good will, to move forward, we have to deal with these issues seriously to see a glimmer of hope, of light for the future.
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- luz tenueSpanish
- väre, valonpilkahdus, kipinä, kajastaa, tuike, pilkahdus, tuikkia, pilkeFinnish
- [[émettre]] [[une]] [[lueur]], lueurFrench
- skimmer, blinke, glimte, anelse, skimre, glimtNorwegian
- мерцать, мерцаниеRussian
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