What does glint mean?
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flicker, spark, glintnoun
a momentary flash of light
a spatially localized brightness
glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shineverb
be shiny, as if wet
"His eyes were glistening"
glance, peek, glintverb
throw a glance at; take a brief look at
"She only glanced at the paper"; "I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting"
short flash of light
to flash briefly
a glimpse, glance, or gleam
to glance; to peep forth, as a flower from the bud; to glitter
to glance; to turn; as, to glint the eye
Etymology: [OE. glenten. Cf. Glance, v. i., Glitter, v. i.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
glint, v.i. to shine, gleam: (Burns) to move quickly.—v.t. to reflect.—n. a gleam. [From Scand.; Old Dan. glinte, to shine.]
The numerical value of glint in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of glint in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of glint in a Sentence
Write about the beauty of rainbows and the glint of reflected light that can enlighten readers' minds.
For me chemistry represented an indefinite cloud of future potentialities which enveloped my life to come in black volutes torn by fiery flashes, like those which had hidden Mount Sinai. Like Moses, from that cloud I expected my law, the principle of order in me, around me, and in the world. I would watch the buds swell in spring, the mica glint in the granite, my own hands, and I would say to myself: I will understand this, too, I will understand everything.
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- odlesk, zábleskCzech
- välähtää, välkähtää, välkähdys, välähdysFinnish
- aureoli lucellumLatin
- licărire, scânteieRomanian
- отблеск, вспыхивать, сверкать, вспышкаRussian
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