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gleam

 (glēm)
n.
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.

[Middle English glem, from Old English glǣm; see ghel- in Indo-European roots.]

gleam′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gleaming - a flash of light (especially reflected light)gleaming - a flash of light (especially reflected light)
flash - a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
2.gleaming - an appearance of reflected lightgleaming - an appearance of reflected light  
radiancy, refulgence, refulgency, shine, effulgence, radiance - the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
Adj.1.gleaming - bright with a steady but subdued shininggleaming - 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"

gleaming

gleaming

adjective
Having a high, radiant sheen:
Translations

gleaming

[ˈgliːmɪŋ] ADJreluciente

gleaming

[ˈgliːmɪŋ] adj [car, brass, paintwork] → brillant(e)

gleaming

adjschimmernd; car, hair, silver, water alsoglänzend; smilestrahlend; eyesfunkelnd; gleaming white teethblendend weiße Zähne

gleaming

[ˈgliːmɪŋ] adjbrillante, lucente
the house was gleaming → la casa era uno specchio
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