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Definitions of glance

  1. To dart a ray of light or splendour; to fly off obliquely; to look with a sudden rapid cast of the eye; to allude to in passing. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To hint at; to touch lightly or briefly. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. To dart suddenly or obliquely. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. To dart suddenly; direct momentarily. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a momentary or hasty view. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside. Your arrow hath glanced. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; - often with at. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To shoot a sudden ray; view with a quick movement of the eye; to strike slantingly and fly off; as, the blow glanced off his shield. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To dart a ray of light or splendor: to snatch a momentary view: to fly off obliquely: to make a passing allusion. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. throw a glance at; take a brief look at; "She only glanced at the paper"; "glint" is archaic; "I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. To look hurriedly or indirectly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. To bound off after striking obliquely. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  15. To hint; make allusion. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. To flash; gleam. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. To dart aside; to shoot, as a ray of light or splendour; to fly off obliquely; to snatch a momentary view. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. a quick look Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. throw a glance at; take a brief look at; "She only glanced at the paper"; "I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. A sudden flash of light or splendor. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A quick cast of the eyes; a quick or a casual look; a swift survey; a glimpse. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. An incidental or passing thought or allusion. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. A name given to some sulphides, mostly dark-colored, which have a brilliant metallic luster, as the sulphide of copper, called copper glance. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. A sudden shoot of light; quick passing look of the eye; a quick momentary view. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  26. A sudden shoot of light: a darting of the eye: a momentary view. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. Sudden flash of light; momentary view. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. To flash suddenly; give a hasty look; fly off obliquely; allude briefly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  29. A quick look; sudden thought; momentary gleam; oblique rebound. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. A sudden shoot of light or splendour; a darting of the eye or sight; a quick momentary view; a passing allusion; a mineral with a metallic lustre, as glance-coal, a mineral composed chiefly of carbon. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  31. A rapid or momentary view; a sudden shoot of light or splendour; a name applied to minerals possessing a semi-metallic lustre. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  32. GLANCINGLY. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for glance

  1. And Brent let it go, without another glance in its direction. – In the Mayor's Parlour by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  2. Her glance followed his and rested on the supper table too. – Anxious Audrey by Mabel Quiller-Couch
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