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shimmerverb [I]

 us   /ˈʃɪm·ər/
to ​shine with a ​softlight that ​changesstrength: The ​stars shimmered in the ​nightsky.
shimmer
noun [U]  us   /ˈʃɪm·ər/
the shimmer of ​moonlight on the ​lake
(Definition of shimmer from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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shimmerverb [I]

uk   /ˈʃɪm.ər/  us   //
to ​shine in such a way that the ​lightseems to ​shakeslightly and ​quickly: She could ​see her ​reflection in the ​water, shimmering in the ​moonlight.

shimmernoun [S]

uk   /ˈʃɪm.ər/  us   //
the ​fact that something shimmers
(Definition of shimmer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shimmer”
in Korean 희미하게 빛나다…
in Arabic يومِض…
in Malaysian kilauan…
in French miroiter…
in Russian мерцать, блестеть…
in Chinese (Traditional) 發出微弱的閃光,閃爍…
in Italian brillare, luccicare, scintillare…
in Turkish titrek titrek parıldamak…
in Polish migotać, skrzyć się…
in Spanish brillar, relucir…
in Vietnamese lung linh…
in Portuguese reluzir, tremeluzir…
in Thai ส่องแวววาว…
in German schimmern…
in Catalan llambrejar…
in Japanese かすかに光る, 揺らめく…
in Chinese (Simplified) 发出微弱的闪光,闪烁…
in Indonesian berkedip-kedip…
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