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  • v. Present participle of sparkle.
  • adj. Of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks.
  • adj. Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles.
  • n. Act or appearance of something that sparkles; a sparkle; a gleam.
  • n. A sparkling wine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Emitting sparks; glittering; flashing; brilliant; lively

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
  • adj. shining with brilliant points of light like stars
  • adj. used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide


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