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
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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
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
BroaderradiateCause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays
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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