Definition of glance :
1. A name given to some sulphides, mostly dark- colored, which have a brilliant metallic luster, as the sulphide of copper, called copper glance.
2. A quick cast of the eyes; a quick or a casual look; a swift survey; a glimpse.
3. A sudden flash of light or splendor.
4. An incidental or passing thought or allusion.
5. To hint at; to touch lightly or briefly.
6. To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a momentary or hasty view.
7. To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; - often with at.
8. To move quickly, appearing and disappearing rapidly; to be visible only for an instant at a time; to move interruptedly; to twinkle.
9. To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye.
10. To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash.
11. To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside. Your arrow hath glanced.
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see (part of speech: verb)
- I saw Miss Raven glance at it; I glanced at her; I knew of what she was thinking. - "Ravensdene Court", J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher.
- Tibbets caught her glance. - "The Colonists", Raymond F. Jones.
- Willis stepped toward her; and with no further glance for Brander, she turned and went below. - "The Sea Bride", Ben Ames Williams.