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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glimmer \Glim"mer\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glimmered; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Glimmering.] [Akin to G. glimmer a faint, trembling
     light, mica, glimmern to glimmer, glimmen to shine faintly,
     glow, Sw. glimma, Dan. glimre, D. glimmen, glimpen. See
     Gleam a ray, and cf. Glimpse.]
     To give feeble or scattered rays of light; to shine faintly;
     to show a faint, unsteady light; as, the glimmering dawn; a
     glimmering lamp.
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           The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day. --Shak.
  
     Syn: To gleam; to glitter. See Gleam, Flash.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glimmer \Glim"mer\, n.
     1. A faint, unsteady light; feeble, scattered rays of light;
        also, a gleam.
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              Gloss of satin and glimmer of pearls. --Tennyson.
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     2. Mica. See Mica. --Woodsward.
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     Glimmer gowk, an owl. [Prov. Eng.] --Tennyson.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Mica \Mi"ca\, n. [L. mica crumb, grain, particle; cf. F. mica.]
     (Min.)
     The name of a group of minerals characterized by highly
     perfect cleavage, so that they readily separate into very
     thin leaves, more or less elastic. They differ widely in
     composition, and vary in color from pale brown or yellow to
     green or black. The transparent forms are used in lanterns,
     the doors of stoves, etc., being popularly called
     isinglass. Formerly called also cat-silver, and
     glimmer.
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     Note: The important species of the mica group are:
           muscovite, common or potash mica, pale brown or
           green, often silvery, including damourite (also
           called hydromica and muscovy glass); biotite,
           iron-magnesia mica, dark brown, green, or black;
           lepidomelane, iron, mica, black; phlogopite,
           magnesia mica, colorless, yellow, brown; lepidolite,
           lithia mica, rose-red, lilac.
           [1913 Webster] Mica (usually muscovite, also biotite)
           is an essential constituent of granite, gneiss, and
           mica slate; biotite is common in many eruptive rocks;
           phlogopite in crystalline limestone and serpentine.
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     Mica diorite (Min.), an eruptive rock allied to diorite but
        containing mica (biotite) instead of hornblende.
  
     Mica powder, a kind of dynamite containing fine scales of
        mica.
  
     Mica schist, Mica slate (Geol.), a schistose rock,
        consisting of mica and quartz with, usually, some
        feldspar.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  glimmer
       n 1: a flash of light (especially reflected light) [syn: gleam,
             gleaming]
       2: a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no
          inkling what was about to happen" [syn: inkling, intimation,
           glimmering]
       v : shine brightly, like a star or a light [syn: gleam]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  56 Moby Thesaurus words for "glimmer":
     blink, blinking, broad hint, clue, coruscate, coruscation, cue,
     firefly, gentle hint, gesture, glance, gleam, glimmering, glint,
     glisk, glisten, glister, glitter, glittering, glowworm, hint,
     implication, index, indication, inkling, innuendo, insinuation,
     intimation, kick, look, nod, nudge, prompt, scent, scintilla,
     scintillate, scintillation, shimmer, shimmering, sign, signal,
     spangle, spark, sparkle, spoor, stroboscopic light, suggestion,
     suspicion, symptom, telltale, tinsel, track, twinkle, twinkling,
     whisper, wink  
     

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