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  • 1 Glance — Glance, n. [Akin to D. glans luster, brightness, G. glanz, Sw. glans, D. glands brightness, glimpse. Cf. {Gleen}, {Glint}, {Glitter}, and {Glance} a mineral.] [1913 Webster] 1. A sudden flash of light or splendor. [1913 Webster] Swift as the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Glance — can mean:* Glance, a sulfide ore of lead more commonly known as galena * Glance, a behavioral event related to vision * Glance, webconferencing software created by Glance Networks * Glance (album), the debut album of english singer Rose Kemp …

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  • 3 glance — glance, glimpse A glance (which can be followed by at, into, over, or through) is a brief look • (He cast a doting glance at his wife M. Underwood, 1973 • There were glances of frustration as balls went astray and half chances failed to be… …

    Modern English usage

  • 4 glance — [n1] brief look eye*, eyeball*, flash*, fleeting look, gander, glimpse, lamp*, look, look see*, peek, peep, quick look, sight, slant*, squint, swivel*, view; concept 623 Ant. stare glance [n2] reflection of light coruscation, flash, gleam,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 5 Glance — 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. [1913 Webster] From art, from nature, from the schools, Let random influences glance, Like light in many a shivered… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Glance — Glance, v. t. 1. To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye. [1913 Webster] 2. To hint at; to touch lightly or briefly. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] In company I often glanced it. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 glance — glance1 [glans, gläns] vi. glanced, glancing [ME glansen, glenchen, prob. a blend < OFr glacier, to slip (see GLACIS) + guenchir, to elude < Frank * wenkjan, to totter; akin to OE wancol, unstable] 1. to strike a surface obliquely and go… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 glance — vb 1 *brush, graze, shave, skim Analogous words: *slide, slip, glide: touch, contact (see corresponding nouns at CONTACT): dart, *fly 2 glint, *flash, gleam, sparkle, glitter, glisten, scintil …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 glance at — ● glance …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 glance — index vision (dream) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 11 glance at — index notice (observe) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 12 glance — ► VERB 1) take a brief or hurried look. 2) strike at an angle and bounce off obliquely. ► NOUN ▪ a brief or hurried look. DERIVATIVES glancing adjective. ORIGIN Old French glacier to slip , from glace ice …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 glance — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ backward, sidelong, sideways ▪ She cast a sidelong glance at Fern. ▪ brief, cursory, fleeting, quick …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 glance — glance1 W3 [gla:ns US glæns] v [I always + adverb/preposition] [Date: 1400 1500; Origin: Perhaps from glent to move quickly, shine (13 19 centuries)] 1.) to quickly look at someone or something glance at/up/down etc ▪ The man glanced nervously at …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 glance — I n. 1) to cast, dart, shoot; steal a glance at 2) to exchange glances 3) an admiring; amused; casual, cursory, fleeting, passing; conspiratorial; disapproving, indignant; furtive, stolen, surreptitious; imploring; knowing; meaningful,… …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 glance — glance1 [ glæns ] verb intransitive *** 1. ) glance at/over/toward etc. to look somewhere quickly and then look away: He glanced over his shoulder nervously. I glanced up to see Guido watching me from the window. Robin glanced around the room. I… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 glance — I UK [ɡlɑːns] / US [ɡlæns] verb [intransitive] Word forms glance : present tense I/you/we/they glance he/she/it glances present participle glancing past tense glanced past participle glanced *** 1) to look somewhere quickly and then look away… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 glance — [[t]glɑ͟ːns, glæ̱ns[/t]] ♦♦♦ glances, glancing, glanced 1) VERB If you glance at something or someone, you look at them very quickly and then look away again immediately. [V prep/adv] He glanced at his watch... [V prep/adv] I glanced back. 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 glance — 1 verb (intransitive always + adv/prep) 1 to quickly look at someone or something once (+ at/towards/up etc): He glanced nervously at his watch. | Nadine glanced round to see if there was anyone that she knew. 2 (+ at/over etc): Can you glance… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 glance — 1. v. & n. v. 1 intr. (often foll. by down, up, etc.) cast a momentary look (glanced up at the sky). 2 intr. (often foll. by off) (esp. of a weapon) glide or bounce (off an object). 3 intr. (usu. foll. by over, off, from) (of talk or a talker)… …

    Useful english dictionary


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