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  • noun Plural form of glint.


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  • CLARK: But the government says that what they expect is that debris, aluminum, glass, water that is placed (ph), there even a six - foot-high tent with reflective -- what are called reflective space blankets, will cause what they call glints or reflections, and they say that is what shows up on the infrared tape, not gunfire.

    CNN Transcript - Sunday Morning News: Government Plans Waco Reenactment Today - March 19, 2000 2000

  • Carrying memories and echoes of faded love, offering hints and glints of vistas never to be seen.

    Shortcut Man P. G. Sturges 2011

  • Behind them flashed glints of horn or fang or steel.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny J. Robert King 2011

  • The gold glints out like the sparkling of a soul, pure and shining and as yet untarnished.

    John Brown – the author’s official site » 2009 » December » 01 2009

  • In fact, Fort Defiance seems the antithesis of those retro cocktail lounges that attract blog-obsessed hipsters who, like Bedouins, roll up their tents and leave when something new glints on the horizon.

    The World on the Rocks 2009

  • Instead he sat in a cushioned window embrasure, moonlight throwing shadows beneath his dark eyes, glints of glimmering copper into his hair.

    Earl of Durkness Alix Rickloff 2011

  • I remember browns and blacks, and Manic Panic midnight blue, and glints of metal entwined - washers and bits of electronics scattered in, grown in.

    Thor's Day kschap 2009

  • A marble Madonna glints in the early morning sun, casting her watchful gaze over the fishing boats bobbing gently in the Italian port of Fiumincino.

    Plucking the Finest Fruits From the Sea Jemima Sissons 2011

  • Mr. Stoppard has embedded his philosophical interests in an ingeniously structured double-decker plot that is studded with glints of wicked wit Nobody would kill a man and then pan his book.

    When Good Enough Just Isn't Enough Terry Teachout 2011

  • In phonaesthesia however, some simple combinations of phonemes (like “fl -” in English) have taken on a degree of meaning in their own right, if not iconic (with “fl -” resembling a sound associated with the flick, flap or flourish, the fluttering flight of the fleeting, flouncy flibbertigibbet,) then at least conventionally symbolic (as with the cluster of words in English associating “gl -” with glistening, glittering glints of gleams we glance or glean.)

    Archive 2009-07-01 Hal Duncan 2009


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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of glint.

    March 26, 2018