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glimmer

verb [I] uk   /ˈɡlɪm.ər/  us   //
to shine with a weak light or a light that is not continuous: The lights of the village were glimmering in the distance. The sky glimmered with stars. a glimmering candlefigurative The first faint signs of an agreement began to glimmer through (= appear).

glimmer

noun [C] uk   /ˈɡlɪm.ər/  us   // (also glimmering )

glimmer noun [C] (LIGHT)

a light that glimmers weakly: We saw a glimmer of light in the distance.

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. She's never shown a glimmer of interest in classical music. The first glimmer of light (= sign of development or understanding) has appeared in the peace talks.
Traducciones de “glimmer”
en árabe وَميض…
en coreano 희미한 빛…
in Malaysian mengerdip samar-samar…
en francés luire faiblement…
en turco titrek ışık…
en italiano barlume, luccichio…
en chino (tradicionál) 發出微弱的光, 隱約閃爍…
en ruso мерцание…
en polaco promyk, migotanie…
in Vietnamese le lói…
en español brillar con luz tenue/trémula, rielar…
en portugués luz trêmula e fraca…
in Thai ส่องแสงสลัว…
en alemán schimmern…
en catalán llum tènue…
en japonés かすかな光, ぼんやりとした光…
in Indonesian bercahaya redup…
en chino (simplificado) 发出微弱的光, 隐约闪烁…
(Definition of glimmer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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