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

 glim·mer /ˈglɪmɚ/
 一絲光線,微光(vi.)發微光

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glim·mer v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glimmered p. pr. & vb. n. Glimmering.]  To give feeble or scattered rays of light; to shine faintly; to show a faint, unsteady light; as, the glimmering dawn; a glimmering lamp.
    The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To gleam; to glitter. See Gleam, Flash.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Glim·mer, n.
 1. A faint, unsteady light; feeble, scattered rays of light; also, a gleam.
    Gloss of satin and glimmer of pearls.   --Tennyson.
 2. Mica. See Mica.
 Glimmer gowk, an owl. [Prov. Eng.]
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 glimmer
      n 1: a flash of light (especially reflected light) [syn: gleam,
            gleaming]
      2: a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no
         inkling what was about to happen" [syn: inkling, intimation,
          glimmering]
      v : shine brightly, like a star or a light [syn: gleam]