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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Glimpse \Glimpse\, noun [For glimse, from the root of glimmer.]

1. A sudden flash; transient luster.

LIght as the lightning glimpse they ran. --Milton.

2. A short, hurried view; a transitory or fragmentary perception; a quick sight.

Here hid by shrub wood, there by glimpses seen. --S. Rogers.

3. A faint idea; an inkling.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Glimpse \Glimpse\, verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Glimpsed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glimpsing}.] to appear by glimpses; to catch glimpses. --Drayton.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Glimpse \Glimpse\, verb (used with an object) To catch a glimpse of; to see by glimpses; to have a short or hurried view of.

Some glimpsing and no perfect sight. --Chaucer.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

glimpse

noun

1: a quick look [syn: {glance}, {glimpse}, {coup d'oeil}]

2: a brief or incomplete view; "from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"

3: a vague indication; "he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning"

verb

1: catch a glimpse of or see briefly; "We glimpsed the Queen as she got into her limousine"


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