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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glance n.
 1. A sudden flash of light or splendor.
    Swift as the lightning glance.   --Milton.
 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.   --Shak.
 3. An incidental or passing thought or allusion.
    How fleet is a glance of the mind.   --Cowper.
 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. --McElrath.