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English noun: glint

1. glint (event) a momentary flash of light

Synonymsflicker, spark

Broader (hypernym)flash

2. glint (attribute) a spatially localized brightness

Broader (hypernym)brightness

English verb: glint

1. glint (perception) be shiny, as if wet

SamplesHis eyes were glistening.

ExamplesLights glint on the horizon, The horizon is glinting with lights

Synonymsgleam, glisten, glitter, shine

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)appear, look, seem

Narrower (hyponym)shimmer, spangle

2. glint (perception) throw a glance at; take a brief look at

SamplesShe only glanced at the paper.
I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting.

Synonymsglance, peek

Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)look

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