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1. Oblique in direction; slanting or deflected: struck him a glancing blow.
2. Not straightforward; indirect: made glancing allusions to the scandal.

glanc′ing·ly adv.


(ˈglæn sɪŋ, ˈglɑn-)

1. striking obliquely and bouncing off at an angle: a glancing blow.
2. brief and indirect: glancing references to a previous case.
glanc′ing•ly, adv.
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[ˈglɑːnsɪŋ] ADJ [blow] → oblicuo


[ˈglɑːnsɪŋ] adj [blow] → oblique


adj to strike something a glancing blowetw streifen; she struck him a glancing blowihr Schlag streifte ihn; it was only a glancing blowich/er etc wurde nur gestreift


[ˈglɑːnsɪŋ] adj (blow) → di striscio


(glaːns) verb
to look very quickly. He glanced at the book; He glanced over the accounts.
a brief or quick look. I had a glance at the books last night.
ˈglancing adjective
which hits and glances off. a glancing blow.
at a glance
at once. I could tell at a glance that something was wrong.
glance off
to hit and bounce off to one side. The ball glanced off the edge of his bat.
References in classic literature ?
I was trying to get something for Meg, who is very tired, and someone shook me, and here I am in a nice state," answered Jo, glancing dismally from the stained skirt to the coffee-colored glove.
He hasn't arrived yet," said Tom, after glancing over the names on the hotel register and not seeing Professor Bumper's among them.
She peeped out at me and smiled, but, glancing up at her mother, hid again.
Granted; as many as you like," he returned, glancing down into her eyes that were full of thoughtfulness and some speculation.
Tis enough," returned the father, glancing his eye toward the setting sun; "they shall be driven like deer from their bushes.