HyperDic: sparkling

English > 3 senses of the word sparkling:
ADJECTIVEallsparklingshining with brilliant points of light like stars
allsparkling, effervescentused of wines and waters
NOUNeventsparkling, twinkle, scintillationa rapid change in brightness
sparkling > pronunciation
Soundsspaa'rkahlihng; spaa'rklihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > sparkling: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshining with brilliant points of light like stars.
Examples
  • "sparkling snow"
  • "sparkling eyes"
Broaderstarryabounding with or resembling stars
Spanishcentelleante
English > sparkling: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningUsed of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide.
Examples
  • "sparkling wines"
  • "sparkling water"
Synonymeffervescent
Oppositestill, noneffervescentnot sparkling
Spanishespumoso
English > sparkling: 3 senses > noun 1, event
MeaningA rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash.
Synonymstwinkle, scintillation
Broaderchange, alteration, modificationAn event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another
Spanishcentelleo, parpareo
Catalanpampallugueig
Verbssparklereflect brightly

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