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


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·ing, n.
 1. Faint, unsteady light; a glimmer.
 2. A faint view or idea; a glimpse; an inkling.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : shining softly and intermittently; "the glimmering mist of a
            spring rain splashed by sun and streaked by rainbow"-
            Claudia Cassidy; "glimmering candlelight" [syn: glimmery]
      n : a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no
          inkling what was about to happen" [syn: inkling, intimation,