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English definition of “glimmer”

glimmer

verb [I]  /ˈɡlɪm·ər/ us  
(of light) to shine without strength or not continuously: A candle glimmered faintly in the darkened room.

glimmer

noun [C]  /ˈɡlɪm·ər/ us  
a weak light that does not shine continuously : a glimmer of light A glimmer is also a slight sign: The treaty offered a glimmer of hope to the region.
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