Associations to the word «Gleam»

Wiktionary

GLEAM, noun. A small or indistinct shaft or stream of light.
GLEAM, noun. A glimpse or hint; an indistinct sign of something.
GLEAM, noun. Brightness or shininess; splendor.
GLEAM, verb. To shine; to glitter; to glisten.
GLEAM, verb. To be briefly but strongly apparent.
GLEAM, verb. (obsolete) (falconry) To disgorge filth, as a hawk.

Dictionary definition

GLEAM, noun. An appearance of reflected light.
GLEAM, noun. A flash of light (especially reflected light).
GLEAM, verb. Be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening".
GLEAM, verb. Shine brightly, like a star or a light.
GLEAM, verb. Appear briefly; "A terrible thought gleamed in her mind".

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