HyperDic: gleam

English > 5 senses of the word gleam:
VERBperceptiongleam, glitter, glisten, glint, shinebe shiny, as if wet
perceptiongleam, glimmershine brightly, like a star or a light
changegleamappear briefly
NOUNattributegleam, gleaming, glow, lambencyan appearance of reflected light
eventgleam, gleaming, glimmera flash of light (especially reflected light)
gleam > pronunciation
Soundsgliy'm
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English > gleam: 5 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningAn appearance of reflected light.
Synonymsgleaming, glow, lambency
Broaderradiance, radiancy, shine, effulgence, refulgence, refulgencyThe quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
Spanishrefulgencia, resplandor
Catalanresplendor
English > gleam: 5 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningA flash of light (especially reflected light).
Synonymsgleaming, glimmer
BroaderflashA sudden intense burst of radiant energy
Spanishdestello, luz tenue, vislumbre
Verbsgleamshine brightly, like a star or a light
English > gleam: 5 senses > verb 1, perception
MeaningBe shiny, as if wet.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsglitter, glisten, glint, shine
Narrowershimmergive off a shimmering reflection, as of silk
spangleGlitter as if covered with spangles
Broaderlook, appear, seemGive a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
Spanishbrillar, centellear, destellar, fulgurar, relucir, resplandecer, rutilar
Catalanbrillar, centellejar, espurnejar, fulgurar, llampurnar, lluir, relluir, resplendir, rutilar
English > gleam: 5 senses > verb 2, perception
Meaningshine brightly, like a star or a light.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelLights gleam on the horizon; The horizon is gleaming with lights
Synonymglimmer
BroaderradiateCause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays
Spanishfulgurar
Catalancentellejar, fulgurar
Nounsgleam, gleaminga flash of light (especially reflected light)
English > gleam: 5 senses > verb 3, change
MeaningAppear briefly.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP
Example"A terrible thought gleamed in her mind"
Broaderappear, come alongcome into being or existence, or appear on the scene

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