glim


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glim

 (glĭm)
n.
1. A source of light, as a candle.
2. The illumination given off by such a source.

[Perhaps short for glimmer.]

glim

(ɡlɪm)
n
1. a light or lamp
2. an eye
[C17: probably short for glimmer; compare glimpse]

glim

(glɪm)

n.
a light or lamp.
[1690–1700; see glimpse, glimmer]
References in classic literature ?
Sure enough, they left their glim here," said the fellow from the window.
Let's have a glim,' said Sikes, 'or we shall go breaking our necks, or treading on the dog.
Come along here, I'll give ye a glim in a jiffy; and so saying he lighted a candle and held it towards me, offering to lead the way.
There was not a sound: patches of slime glim mered feebly amongst the reeds.
In his welcome addressing Chairman Youth Glim Gul Haider disclosed that they have held a week-long trials in all across the District Peshawar wherein 25,000 players turned up and in the first face they have short-listed 1000 players.
Survivors include a nephew, Douglas Smyth of Eugene; and three nieces, Judith Smyth of Haarlem, Netherlands, and Susan Carlson Glim and Candice Brenner, both of Illinois.
In 1992 and 1993, Diab played two roles in Ice Cream Fe Glim and Dehk Wele'b Wegad Wehob u which was also chosen as the opening film in the Egyptian Film Festival that year.
3) concluded that vessel effects were not significantly different from zero; however, different conclusions could be drawn from some of their GLIM results.
The institute and Union Bank of India have signed a MoU to set up a dedicated centre called the Union Bank centre of excellence in banking (UBCFE) at Glim in Chennai.
Cautions on the DDI included: R AMAD, R GEN, MC2, CNI, VOICE / AUR, FCS, R PITOT HT, R DUCT DR, GLIM 7.
For Zambians, anxious for glim pses of the future under their incoming president, the inaugural speech handed down by Rupiah Banda sounded like many they'd heard before: it could have been copied from Kaunda, Chiluba or Mwanawasa.
For statistical purposes, we fitted a logistic regression model, assuming a binomial error distribution with regression parameters calculated by maximum likelihood with the software GLIM v.