1.A sudden flash of light or splendor.
Swift as the lightning glance.
- Milton.
2.A quick cast of the eyes; a quick or a casual look; a swift survey; a glimpse.
3.An incidental or passing thought or allusion.
How fleet is a glance of the mind.
- Cowper.
4.(Min.) A name given to some sulphides, mostly dark-colored, which have a brilliant metallic luster, as the sulphide of copper, called copper glance.
Glance coal
anthracite; a mineral composed chiefly of carbon.
Glance cobalt
cobaltite, or gray cobalt.
Glance copper
Glance wood
a hard wood grown in Cuba, and used for gauging instruments, carpenters' rules, etc.
- McElrath.
v. i.1.To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash.
[imp. & p. p. Glanced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Glancing .]
2.To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside. "Your arrow hath glanced".
3.To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a momentary or hasty view.
4.To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; - often with at.
5.To move quickly, appearing and disappearing rapidly; to be visible only for an instant at a time; to move interruptedly; to twinkle.
v. t.1.To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye.
2.To hint at; to touch lightly or briefly.
Noun1.glance - a quick look
Synonyms: coup d'oeil, glimpse
Verb1.glance - throw a glance at; take a brief look at; "She only glanced at the paper"; "I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting"
Synonyms: peek, glint
2.glance - rebound after hitting; "The car caromed off several lampposts"
Synonyms: carom
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Glamour gift
-- Glance --
Glance coal
Glance cobalt
Glance copper
glance over
Glance wood
gland disease
glandula pituitaria
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