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Glance

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Noun, Verb (transitive), Verb (intransitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

Glancen. [Akin to D. glans luster, brightness, G. glanz, Sw. glans, D. glands brightness, glimpse. Cf. Gleen, Glint, Glitter, and Glance a mineral.].
  •  A sudden flash of light or splendor.  [1913 Webster]
    "Swift as the lightning glance."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A quick cast of the eyes; a quick or a casual look; a swift survey; a glimpse.  [1913 Webster]
    "Dart not scornful glances from those eyes."  [1913 Webster]
  •  An incidental or passing thought or allusion.  [1913 Webster]
    "How fleet is a glance of the mind."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A name given to some sulphides, mostly dark-colored, which have a brilliant metallic luster, as the sulphide of copper, called copper glance.  [1913 Webster]
Glance coal, anthracite; a mineral composed chiefly of carbon. -- Glance cobalt, cobaltite, or gray cobalt. -- Glance copper, chalcocite. -- Glance wood, a hard wood grown in Cuba, and used for gauging instruments, carpenters' rules, etc. McElrath.
Glancev. i. 
  •  To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash.  [1913 Webster]
    "From art, from nature, from the schools,
    Let random influences glance,
    Like light in many a shivered lance,
    That breaks about the dappled pools.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside. ”Your arrow hath glanced”.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
    "On me the curse aslope
    Glanced on the ground.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a momentary or hasty view.  [1913 Webster]
    "The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling,
    Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; -- often with at.  [1913 Webster]
    "Wherein obscurely
    Cæsar\'b6s ambition shall be glanced at.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "He glanced at a certain reverend doctor."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To move quickly, appearing and disappearing rapidly; to be visible only for an instant at a time; to move interruptedly; to twinkle.  [1913 Webster]
    "And all along the forum and up the sacred seat,
    His vulture eye pursued the trip of those small glancing feet.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Glancev. t. 
  •  To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To hint at; to touch lightly or briefly.  [1913 Webster]
    "In company I often glanced it."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Glance, v. & n.
--v.
1 intr. (often foll. by down, up, etc.) cast a momentary look (glanced up at the sky).
2 intr. (often foll. by off) (esp. of a weapon) glide or bounce (off an object).
3 intr. (usu. foll. by over, off, from) (of talk or a talker) pass quickly over a subject or subjects (glanced over the question of payment).
4 intr. (of a bright object or light) flash, dart, or gleam; reflect (the sun glanced off the knife).
5 tr. (esp. of a weapon) strike (an object) obliquely.
6 tr. Cricket deflect (the ball) with an oblique stroke.
--n.
1 (usu. foll. by at, into, over, etc.) a brief look (took a glance at the paper; threw a glance over her shoulder).
2 a a flash or gleam (a glance of sunlight). b a sudden movement producing this.
3 a swift oblique movement or impact.
4 Cricket a stroke with the bat's face turned slantwise to deflect the ball.

Idiom
at a glance immediately upon looking. glance at
1 give a brief look at.
2 make a passing and usu. sarcastic allusion to. glance one's eye (foll. by at, over, etc.) look at briefly (esp. a document). glance over (or through) read cursorily.
Derivative
glancingly adv.
Glance, n. any lustrous sulphide ore (copper glance; lead glance).

Etymology
G Glanz lustre

THESAURUS

Glance

Roman candle, aid to navigation, alarm, amber light, attouchement, avert, balefire, be bright, beacon, beacon fire, beam, bear off, beat the drum, bedazzle, bell, bell buoy, blaze, blaze of light, blind, blink, blinker, blue peter, bounce, breath, brush, brush by, buff, buoy, burn, burnish, careen, caress, carom, cast, cast a glance, caution light, come in contact, contact, contingence, coruscate, coruscation, cutaneous sense, dap, daze, dazzle, dekko, diffuse light, dip, draw aside, ease off, edge off, exchange colors, facula, feel, feeling, fingertip caress, finish, flag, flag down, flame, flare, flash, flick, flicker, fly off, fog bell, fog signal, fog whistle, foghorn, fulgurate, furbish, gander, gee, give a signal, give light, give the nod, glance, glance at, glance off, glare, glaze, gleam, gleam of light, glimmer, glimpse, glint, glisten, glitter, gloss, glow, go light, go off, gong buoy, graze, green light, hail, hail and speak, half an eye, half-mast, hand-mindedness, haw, head off, heliograph, high sign, hit, hoist a banner, impinge, impingement, impingence, incandesce, international alphabet flag, international numeral pennant, jib, kick, kiss, lambency, lap, leer, lick, light touch, look, luster, make a sign, make way for, marker beacon, move aside, nod, nudge, osculate, osculation, parachute flare, peek, peep, pilot flag, poke, police whistle, polish, quarantine flag, quick sight, radiate, radio beacon, raise a cry, rapid glance, rebound, red flag, red light, reflect, ricochet, rocket, rub, sailing aid, salute, scan, scintillate, scintillation, scour, scrape, semaphore, semaphore flag, semaphore telegraph, send out rays, sense of touch, shave, sheer off, shimmer, shine, shine brightly, shoot, shoot out rays, shove aside, shunt, shy, shy off, side, sidestep, sideswipe, sidetrack, sidle, sign, signal, signal beacon, signal bell, signal fire, signal flag, signal gong, signal gun, signal lamp, signal light, signal mast, signal post, signal rocket, signal shot, signal siren, signal tower, signalize, skim, skip, skirt, slant, sleek, slick, slick down, solar flare, solar prominence, sound an alarm, sound the trumpet, spar buoy, sparkle, speak, squeak by, squiz, steer clear of, step aside, stop light, strike, stroke, sweep, switch, tactile sense, taction, tangency, tap, tentative contact, tentative poke, the nod, the wink, touch, touch lightly, touch upon, touching, traffic light, traffic signal, turn aside, turn away, turn back, twinkle, unfurl a flag, varnish, veer off, watch fire, wave, wave a flag, wave the hand, wax, whisper, white flag, wigwag, wigwag flag, wink, yellow flag

ROGET THESAURUS

Glance

Vision

N vision, sight, optics, eyesight, view, look, espial, glance, ken, coup d'oeil, glimpse, glint, peep, gaze, stare, leer, perlustration, contemplation, conspection, conspectuity, regard, survey, introspection, reconnaissance, speculation, watch, espionage, espionnage, autopsy, ocular inspection, ocular demonstration, sight-seeing, point of view, gazebo, loophole, belvedere, watchtower, field of view, theater, amphitheater, arena, vista, horizon, commanding view, bird's eye view, periscope, visual organ, organ of vision, eye, naked eye, unassisted eye, retina, pupil, iris, cornea, white, optics, orbs, saucer eyes, goggle eyes, gooseberry eyes, short sight, clear sight, sharp sight, quick sight, eagle sight, piercing sight, penetrating sight, clear glance, sharp glance, quick glance, eagle glance, piercing glance, penetrating glance, clear eye, sharp eye, quick eye, eagle eye, piercing eye, penetrating eye, perspicacity, discernment, catopsis, eagle, hawk, cat, lynx, Argus, evil eye, basilisk, cockatrice, seeing, visual, ocular, optic, optical, ophthalmic, clear-eyesighted, eagle-eyed, hawk-eyed, lynx-eyed, keen- eyed, Argus-eyed, visible, visibly, in sight of, with one's eyes open at sight, at first sight, at a glance, at the first blush, prima facie, Int, look!, the scales falling from one's eyes, an eye like Mars to threaten or command, her eyes are homes of silent prayer, looking before and after, thy rapt soul sitting in thine eyes.

Indication

N indication, symbolism, symbolization, semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics, Zeitgeist, characteristic, diagnostic, lineament, feature, trait, fingerprint, voiceprint, footprint, noseprint, cloven hoof, footfall, recognition (memory), diagnostic, divining rod, detector, sign, symbol, index, indice, indicator, point, pointer, exponent, note, token, symptom, dollar sign, dollar mark, type, figure, emblem, cipher, device, representation, epigraph, motto, posy, gesture, gesticulation, pantomime, wink, glance, leer, nod, shrug, beck, touch, nudge, dactylology, dactylonomy, freemasonry, telegraphy, chirology, byplay, dumb show, cue, hint, clue, clew, key, scent, signal, signal post, rocket, blue light, watch fire, watch tower, telegraph, semaphore, flagstaff, cresset, fiery cross, calumet, heliograph, guidon, headlight, mark, scratch, line, stroke, dash, score, stripe, streak, tick, dot, point, notch, nick, print, imprint, impress, impression, keyboard symbols, printing symbols, red letter, italics, sublineation, underlining, bold font, jotting, note, annotation, reference, blaze, cedilla, guillemets, hachure, quotation marks, ", double quotes, " ", parentheses, "( )", brackets, "", braces, "", left arrow, "<", right arrow, ">", forward slash, "/", backward slash, "\", exclamation point, "!", commercial at, "@", pound sign, "#", percent sign, "%", carat, "", ampersand, "&", asterisk, "*", hyphen, "-", dash, "-", "_", em dash, "--", plus sign, "+", equals sign, "=", question mark, "?", period, ", ", semicolon, ", ", colon, ":", comma, ", ", apostrophe, "'", single quote, "'", tilde, "~", badge, criterion, countercheck, countermark, countersign, counterfoil, duplicate, tally, label, ticket, billet, letter, counter, check, chip, chop, dib, totem, tessera, card, bill, witness, voucher, stamp, cacher, trade mark, Hall mark, signature, mark, autograph, autography, attestation, hand, hand writing, sign manual, cipher, seal, sigil, signet, hand and seal, paraph, brand, superscription, indorsement, endorsement, password, watchword, catchword, security card, pass, passkey, credentials, open sesame, timbrology, mot de passe, mot du guet, pass-parole, shibboleth, title, heading, docket, address card, visiting card, carte de visite, insignia, banner, banneret, bannerol, bandrol, flag, colors, streamer, standard, eagle, labarum, oriflamb, oriflamme, figurehead, ensign, pennon, pennant, pendant, burgee, blue Peter, jack, ancient, gonfalon, union jack, banderole, old glory, quarantine flag, vexillum, yellow-flag, yellow jack, tricolor, stars and stripes, bunting, heraldry, crest, coat of arms, arms, armorial bearings, hatchment, escutcheon, scutcheon, shield, supporters, livery, uniform, cockade, epaulet, chevron, garland, love knot, favor, beacon, cairn, post, staff, flagstaff, hand, pointer, vane, cock, weathercock, guidepost, handpost, fingerpost, directing post, signpost, pillars of Hercules, pharos, bale-fire, beacon-fire, l'etoile du Nord, landmark, seamark, lighthouse, balize, polestar, loadstar, lodestar, cynosure, guide, address, direction, name, sign, signboard, warning, omen, prefigurement, trace, record, warning &c, alarm, scepter, trophy, gauge, milestone, milepost, brand, fool's cap, check, telltale, test, mileage ticket, milliary, notification, advertisement, word of command, call, bugle call, trumpet call, bell, alarum, cry, battle cry, rallying cry, angelus, reveille, sacring bell, sanctus bell, exposition &c (explanation), proof, pattern, indicating, indicative, indicatory, denotative, connotative, diacritical, representative, typical, symbolic, pantomimic, pathognomonic, symptomatic, characteristic, demonstrative, diagnostic, exponential, emblematic, armorial, individual, known by, recognizable by, indicated, pointed, marked, denotable, indelible, in token of, symbolically, in dumb show, ecce signum, ex ungue leonem, ex pede Herculem, vide ut supra, vultus ariete fortior.

VB indicate, be the sign, of, denote, betoken, argue, testify, bear the impress, of, connote, connotate, represent, stand for, typify, symbolize, put an indication, put a mark, note, mark, stamp, earmark, blaze, label, ticket, docket, dot, spot, score, dash, trace, chalk, print, imprint, impress, engrave, stereotype, make a sign, signalize, underscore, give a signal, hang out a signal, beckon, nod, wink, glance, leer, nudge, shrug, tip the wink, gesticulate, raise the finger, hold up the finger, raise the hand, hold up the hand, saw the air, suit the action to the word, wave a banner, unfurl a banner, hoist a banner, hang out a banner, wave the hand, wave a kerchief, give the cue, show one's colors, give an alarm, sound an alarm, beat the drum, sound the trumpets, raise a cry, sign, seal, attest, underline, call attention to, give notice.


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