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Definition of Glance

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look quickly; shine, gleam; bounce off, strike at an angle
quick look, brief glance; gleam, flash; deflection, rebound
Glance Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye.
  
(v. t.)
To hint at; to touch lightly or briefly.
  
(v. i.)
To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside. "Your arrow hath glanced".
  
(v. i.)
To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash.
  
(v. i.)
To move quickly, appearing and disappearing rapidly; to be visible only for an instant at a time; to move interruptedly; to twinkle.
  
(v. i.)
To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; -- often with at.
  
(v. i.)
To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a momentary or hasty view.
  
(n.)
An incidental or passing thought or allusion.
  
(n.)
A sudden flash of light or splendor.
  
(n.)
A quick cast of the eyes; a quick or a casual look; a swift survey; a glimpse.
  
(n.)
A name given to some sulphides, mostly dark-colored, which have a brilliant metallic luster, as the sulphide of copper, called copper glance.
  
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glance
\glance\ (?), n. [akin to d. glans luster, brightness, g. glanz, sw. glans, d. glands brightness, glimpse. cf. gleen, glint, glitter, and glance a mineral.]
1. a sudden flash of light or splendor. swift as the lightning glance.
2. a quick cast of the eyes; a quick or a casual look; a swift survey; a glimpse. dart not scornful glances from those eyes.
3. an incidental or passing thought or allusion. how fleet is a glance of the mind.
4. (min.) a name given to some sulphides, mostly dark-colored, which have a brilliant metallic luster, as the sulphide of copper, called copper glance.
glance
coal, anthracite; a mineral composed chiefly of carbon.
glance
cobalt, cobaltite, or gray cobalt.
glance
copper, chalcocite.
glance
wood, a hard wood grown in cuba, and used for gauging instruments, carpenters' rules, etc.
glance
\glance\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. glanced (?); p. pr. & vb. n. glancing (?).] 1. to shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash. from art, from nature, from the schools, let random influences glance, like light in many a shivered lance, that breaks about the dappled pools.
2. to strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside. "your arrow hath glanced". on me the curse aslope glanced on the ground.
3. to look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a momentary or hasty view. the poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling, doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven.
4. to make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; -- often with at. wherein obscurely c?sar"s ambition shall be glanced at. he glanced at a certain reverend doctor.
5. to move quickly, appearing and disappearing rapidly; to be visible only for an instant at a time; to move interruptedly; to twinkle. and all along the forum and up the sacred seat, his vulture eye pursued the trip of those small glancing feet.
glance
\glance\ (?), v. t. 1. to shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye.
2. to hint at; to touch lightly or briefly. [obs.] in company i often glanced it.
glance
n : a quick look [syn: glimpse, coup d'oeil ]
v

1. throw a glance at; take a brief look at; "she only glanced at the paper"; "glint" is archaic; "i only peeked--i didn't see anything interesting" [syn: peek, glint]


2. rebound after hitting: "the car caromed off several lampposts" [syn: carom]




  similar words(16) 



 tellurium glance 
 brittle silver glance 
 glance copper 
 glance over 
 antimony glance 
 silver glance 
 bismuth glance 
 glance wood 
 cobalt glance 
 lightning glance 
 iron glance 
 lead glance 
 copper glance 
 glance cobalt 
 glance coal 
 side glance 
English Phonetics

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JM Welsh <=> English Dictionary
Adsyllu = v. to glance at again
Athlygu = v. to glance over
Athrem = n. a glance, a look
Cibedrych = v. to glance over
Cipdrem = n. a quick glance
Ewybraw = v. to glance, to dart
Godrem = n. a glance
Godremu = v. to glance
Gorchwil = n. cautious glance
Gosel = n. a peep, a glance
Gwg = n. a frown; glance
Gygu = v. to glance; to frown
Hwyst = n. dart, glance
Llygaden = n. a glance of light
Llygeden, Llygedin = n. a glance of light
Rheiddyn = n. a dart, a glance
Torfa = n. turn; a tropic; glance
Tremyn = n. a look, view, glance
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a quick look
(synonym) glimpse, coup d'oeil
(hypernym) look, looking, looking at
(hyponym) eye-beaming
(derivation) peek, glint

Verb
1. throw a glance at; take a brief look at; "She only glanced at the paper"; "I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting"
(synonym) peek, glint
(hypernym) look
(derivation) glimpse, coup d'oeil
2. rebound after hitting; "The car caromed off several lampposts"
(synonym) carom
(hypernym) bounce, resile, take a hop, spring, bound, rebound, recoil, reverberate, ricochet
Glance Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Glance may refer to:
  • Eye contact, a behavioral event related to vision
  • USS Glance (1863), a Union Navy steamship during the American Civil War
  • Glance, several minerals, including:
    • Antimony glance (Stibnite)
    • Bismuth glance (Bismutite)
    • Cobalt glance (Cobaltite)
    • Copper glance (Chalcocite)
    • Iron glance (Hematite)
    • Lead glance (Galena)
    • Molybdenum glance (Molybdenite)
    • Silver glance (Argentite)
  • Glance (album), an album by Rose Kemp
  • Glance, OpenStack's image service
  • Glance Networks, American software company, developers of the web-conferencing software Glance

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