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1. A brief beam or flash of light: saw gleams of daylight through the cracks.
2. A steady but subdued shining; a glow: the gleam of burnished gold.
3. A brief or dim indication; a trace: a gleam of intelligence.
intr.v. gleamed, gleam·ing, gleams
1. To emit a gleam; flash or glow: "Their tile roofs gleamed in the moon's pallid radiance" (Laura Joh Rowland). See Synonyms at flash.
2. To be reflected as a gleam: The sun gleamed on the water.
3. To be manifested or indicated briefly or faintly.
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|Noun||1.||gleaming - a flash of light (especially reflected light)|
flash - a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
|2.||gleaming - an appearance of reflected light|
|Adj.||1.||gleaming - bright with a steady but subdued shining; "from the plane we saw the city below agleam with lights"; "the gleaming brass on the altar"; "Nereids beneath the nitid moon"|
bright - emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; "the sun was bright and hot"; "a bright sunlit room"