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Definición de “glimmer” en inglés

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.
(Definition of glimmer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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