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Definition of "glint" []

  • A momentary flash of light; a sparkle. (noun)
  • A faint or fleeting indication; a trace. (noun)
  • To gleam or flash briefly. See Synonyms at flash. (verb-intransitive)
  • To cause to gleam or flash. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "glint" in a sentence
  • "And they are almost all powered by solar panels which glint from the walls and rooftops wherever you look."
  • "There's a certain glint to your eyes, Naomi -- and when your voice gets kind of quiet, well, watch out."
  • "Tyler Robinson hopes "glint" - the effect seen when light is reflected from an ocean's surface - may reveal the presence of Earth-like planets beyond our cosmic neighbourhood."