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English definition of “glance”

glance

noun [C]     /ɡlɑːns/ US  /ɡlæns/
B2 a quick short look : She took/ cast a glance at her watch .Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive at a glance C1 immediately : He could tell at a glance that something was wrong .Immediately at first glance when first looking : At first glance I thought it was a dog (but I was mistaken ).Using the eyesEyesight, glasses and lensesThe eye and surrounding areaPerceptive
(Definition of glance noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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