sparkle, twinkle, spark, light(noun)
merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance
"he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"
glitter, sparkle, coruscation(noun)
the occurrence of a small flash or spark
glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkle(verb)
the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
sparkle, scintillate, coruscate(verb)
"Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside"
sparkle, scintillate, coruscate(verb)
be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity
"The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"
emit or produce sparks
"A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"
foam, froth, fizz, effervesce, sparkle, form bubbles(verb)
become bubbly or frothy or foaming
"The boiling soup was frothing"; "The river was foaming"; "Sparkling water"
A little spark; a scintillation.
the sparkle of a diamond.
To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine.
To emit in the form or likeness of sparks.
To scatter on or over.
Origin: from sparken + -le
a little spark; a scintillation
brilliancy; luster; as, the sparkle of a diamond
to emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle
to manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash
to emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine
to emit in the form or likeness of sparks
to scatter on or over
Origin: [Dim. of spark.]
Sparkle is a 1976 American film directed by Sam O'Steen and released by Warner Bros. Pictures. Inspired by The Supremes, Sparkle is a period film set in Harlem, New York during the late 1950s and early 1960s which follows the rough lives and careers of singer Sparkle Williams and her family and friends. The film stars Philip Michael Thomas, Irene Cara, Lonette McKee, Dwan Smith, Mary Alice, Dorian Harewood, and Tony King. Curtis Mayfield served as the composer and producer of Sparkle's songs and score.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
spärk′l, n. a little spark: lustre, brilliance: the presence of carbon dioxide, as in a wine, causing effervescence: the emission of sparks.—v.i. to emit sparks: to shine, glitter: to effervesce with glittering bubbles, or to contain much carbon dioxide, as certain wines.—v.t. to throw out sparklingly.—n. Spark′ler, one who, or that which, sparkles.—adj. Spark′less, not giving out sparks.—adv. Spark′lessly.—n. Spark′let, a small spark.—adj. Spark′ling, giving out sparks: glittering: brilliant: lively.—adv. Spark′lingly, in a sparkling manner: with vivid and twinkling lustre.—n. Spark′lingness, the quality of being sparkling: vivid and twinkling lustre. [A freq. of spark.]
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The numerical value of sparkle in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of sparkle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
Examples of sparkle in a Sentence
History is a tissue of base and cruel acts in the midst of which a few drops of purity sparkle at long intervals.
People are like stained glass windows, they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when darkness sets in, their true beauty is only seen if there is a light within.
People are like stained glass windows they sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light within.
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beuty is revealed only if there is a light from within.
He's very interested in the past, and the cars and the motorcycles. He's a great enthusiast, but there was something missing from him this last year, the sparkle wasn't there. But I think because he's such an enthusiast, this is just what he needs. And what Ferrari needs.
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Translations for sparkle
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- funkeln, GlitzernGerman
- brillo, destello, lustre, brillarSpanish
- välke, säihke, kimallusFinnish
- effervescenza (vino), sfavillio, splendore, scintillio, lustro, brillareItalian
- cintilação, brilho, centelhaPortuguese
- искриться, сверкание, искоркаRussian
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