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- adj. Having a bright sheen.
- n. A flash or reflected light.
- v. Present participle of gleam.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A flash or ray of light, or something comparable to it; a gleam.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a flash of light (especially reflected light)
- n. an appearance of reflected light
- adj. bright with a steady but subdued shining
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[and] brūnecg, _her broad sword with gleaming blade_, 1547. brūn-fāg, adj., _gleaming like metal_: acc.sg. brūnfāgne helm, 2616. bryne-lēoma, w. m., _light of a conflagration, gleam of fire _: nom. sg.,
[and] brûnecg, _her broad sword with gleaming blade_, 1547. brûn-fâg, adj., _gleaming like metal_: acc.sg. brûnfâgne helm, 2616. bryne-leóma, w. m., _light of a conflagration, gleam of fire _: nom. sg.,
Dawn glanced at the name gleaming on the white hull—The Second Time.
Now that I think about it, Corona does somewhat look like Madonna, despite her "refulgent peach-pink skin gleaming like translucent glass, almost porcelain to the eye, and her golden hair resembling fiber optic cables of fey brilliance."
Before them, in gleaming black stood Skeletor; a bio-mechanical hydraulic exo-skeleton.
Though they're made with cheap material, the gardens are much loved and one home has even been referbed with a second story, a portch, a darling federation fence in gleaming white and a lovely earth-red tiled garden path.
If I crane my neck, I can see along a narrow corridor into the tiny kitchen, which appears to have had an extreme makeover in gleaming aluminium.
Nearby, a policeman, in gleaming pith helmet and khaki shorts, waved his gloved hands urgently while blowing his whistle, directing all traffic away from the bridge.
BAGHDAD Dressed in gleaming white robes, a small group of Sabians gathered on a Sunday afternoon to wash away their sins — and to forget about the problems facing Iraq and the followers of their ancient religion.
In the summer, she often went without clothing, her skin gleaming white as she stood on Wall Street, knee-deep in a sea of business-suited bodies that inhaled and exhaled like the tide.