Translation of "glimmer" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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glimmerverb [ I ]

uk /ˈɡlɪm.ər/ us /ˈɡlɪm.ɚ/

to shine with a weak light or a light that is not continuous

The lights of the village were glimmering in the distance. 远处村庄微弱的灯光时隐时现。
The sky glimmered with stars. 天空闪烁着点点星光。
a glimmering candle 暗淡摇曳的烛光

glimmernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈɡlɪm.ər/ us /ˈɡlɪm.ɚ/ also glimmering,

glimmer noun [ C ] (LIGHT)

a light that glimmers weakly

We saw a glimmer of light in the distance. 我们看到远处有一线微光。

glimmer noun [ C ] (SIGN)

a slight sign of something good or positive

This month's sales figures offer a glimmer of hope for the depressed economy. 这个月的销售额给萧条的经济带来一丝希望。
She's never shown a glimmer of interest in classical music. 她对古典音乐从没有表现出过一丁点儿兴趣。
The first glimmer of light (= sign of development or understanding) has appeared in the peace talks. 和平会谈首次出现了一丝转机。

(Translation of “glimmer” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)