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

 shim·mer /ˈʃɪmɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shim·mer v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shimmered p. pr. & vb. n. Shimmering.]  To shine with a tremulous or intermittent light; to shine faintly; to gleam; to glisten; to glimmer.
    The shimmering glimpses of a stream.   --Tennyson.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shim·mer, n. A faint, tremulous light; a gleaming; a glimmer.
    TWo silver lamps, fed with perfumed oil, diffused . . . a trembling twilight-seeming shimmer through the quiet apartment.   --Sir W. Scott.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a weak and tremulous light; "the shimmer of colors on
          iridescent feathers"; "the play of light on the water"
          [syn: play]
      v 1: shine with a weak or fitful light; "Beech leaves shimmered
           in the moonlight"
      2: give off a shimmering reflection, as of silk