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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 glanc·ing /ˈglæn(t)sɪŋ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.   --Tennyson.
 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.   --Milton.
 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.   --Shak.
 4. To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; -- often with at.
 Wherein obscurely
 Caesar's ambition shall be glanced at.   --Shak.
    He glanced at a certain reverend doctor.   --Swift.
 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.   --Macaulay.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glan·cing a.
 1. Shooting, as light.
    When through the gancing lightnings fly.   --Rowe.
 2. Flying off (after striking) in an oblique direction; as, a glancing shot.