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verb [I] uk   us   /ɡliːm/
to produce or reflect a small, bright light: He polished the table until it gleamed. When eyes gleam, they shine in a way that expresses a particular emotion: His eyes gleamed with/in triumph.


noun [C usually singular] uk   us   /ɡliːm/
an occasion when something gleams
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