Definitions of glance

  1. To dart a ray of light or splendour; to fly off obliquely; to look with a sudden rapid cast of the eye; to allude to in passing.
  2. To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye.
  3. To hint at; to touch lightly or briefly.
  4. To dart suddenly or obliquely.
  5. To dart suddenly; direct momentarily.
  6. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash.
  7. To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a momentary or hasty view.
  8. To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside. Your arrow hath glanced.
  9. To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; - often with at.
  10. To shoot a sudden ray; view with a quick movement of the eye; to strike slantingly and fly off; as, the blow glanced off his shield.
  11. To dart a ray of light or splendor: to snatch a momentary view: to fly off obliquely: to make a passing allusion.
  12. throw a glance at; take a brief look at; " She only glanced at the paper"; " glint" is archaic; " I only peeked-- I didn't see anything interesting"
  13. To look hurriedly or indirectly.
  14. To bound off after striking obliquely.
  15. To hint; make allusion.
  16. To flash; gleam.
  17. To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment.
  18. To dart aside; to shoot, as a ray of light or splendour; to fly off obliquely; to snatch a momentary view.
  19. a quick look
  20. throw a glance at; take a brief look at; " She only glanced at the paper"; " I only peeked-- I didn't see anything interesting"
  21. A sudden flash of light or splendor.
  22. A quick cast of the eyes; a quick or a casual look; a swift survey; a glimpse.
  23. An incidental or passing thought or allusion.
  24. A name given to some sulphides, mostly dark- colored, which have a brilliant metallic luster, as the sulphide of copper, called copper glance.
  25. A sudden shoot of light; quick passing look of the eye; a quick momentary view.
  26. A sudden shoot of light: a darting of the eye: a momentary view.
  27. Sudden flash of light; momentary view.
  28. To flash suddenly; give a hasty look; fly off obliquely; allude briefly.
  29. A quick look; sudden thought; momentary gleam; oblique rebound.
  30. A sudden shoot of light or splendour; a darting of the eye or sight; a quick momentary view; a passing allusion; a mineral with a metallic lustre, as glance- coal, a mineral composed chiefly of carbon.
  31. A rapid or momentary view; a sudden shoot of light or splendour; a name applied to minerals possessing a semi- metallic lustre.
  32. GLANCINGLY.
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