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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twinkle, scintillation, sparklingadjective

    a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash

  2. sparklingadjective

    shining with brilliant points of light like stars

    "sparkling snow"; "sparkling eyes"

  3. sparkling, effervescentadjective

    used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide

    "sparkling wines"; "sparkling water"


  1. sparklingadjective

    Of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks.

  2. sparklingadjective

    Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.


  1. sparkling

    Sparkling generally refers to something that is shining brightly with flashes of light, glittering, or having or giving off an effervescent or radiant quality. It can be associated with objects, substances or even descriptions of personality or atmosphere. For example, sparkling wine refers to a type of wine that contains significant levels of carbon dioxide to make it fizzy, whereas a sparkling personality might refer to a lively, vivacious individual.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sparkling

    of Sparkle

  2. Sparklingadjective

    emitting sparks; glittering; flashing; brilliant; lively; as, sparkling wine; sparkling eyes

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparkling in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sparkling in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of sparkling in a Sentence

  1. Anton Chekhov:

    We shall find peace. We shall hear the angels, we shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.

  2. Len Goodman:

    It was like a glass of alka seltzer: sparkling and bubbly.

  3. William Shakespeare, Romeo, in Romeo and Juliet, act 1, sc. 1.:

    Love is a smoke made with the fume of sighs, Being purged, a fire sparkling in lovers’ eyes, Being vexed, a sea nourished with lovers’ tears. What is it else? A madness most discreet, A choking gall and a preserving sweet.

  4. Damodar Thakur:

    At night, my goodness! gunshots being fired every minute. Sometimes the sky full of sparkling lights. Some women crying, children terrified. Really bad.

  5. Nick Bodkins:

    It’s growing faster than any other category of beverage. The data doesn’t lie, but look at the best bars and restaurants and you’ll have all the validation you need, the days of O’Douls being your option are over. You can legitimately order a zero-proof cocktail at PDT, Death Scott Noughty Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Chardonnay Noughty Noughty is a must-try non-alcoholic wine brand. It does still and sparkling wines remarkably well, and Bodkins recommends the red, as well as the sparkling Chardonnay and Rosé.

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  • šumivý, třpytivý, perlivýCzech
  • αστραφτερός, λάμπων, αφρώδης, αεριούχος, σπινθηροβόλοςGreek
  • espumosoSpanish
  • loistavaFinnish
  • mousseuxFrench
  • brillante, gassata, scintillanteItalian
  • 번쩍이는Korean
  • газирана, газирано, блескав, газиранMacedonian
  • glitreNorwegian
  • gazowany, musujące, musujący, lśniący, gazowana, musująca, gazowanePolish
  • gaziran, газирана, газиран, газирано, gazirano, gaziranaSerbo-Croatian
  • glimrande, glittrandeSwedish

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