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gleamed, past tense; gleams, 3rd person singular present; gleamed, past participle; gleaming, present participle;
  1. Shine brightly, esp. with reflected light
    • - light gleamed on the china cats
    • - her eyes gleamed with satisfaction
  2. (of a smooth surface or object) Reflect light because well polished
    • - Victor buffed the glass until it gleamed
    • - sleek and gleaming black limousines
  3. (of an emotion or quality) Appear or be expressed through the brightness of someone's eyes or expression
    • - a hint of mischief gleaming in her eyes
  1. A faint or brief light, esp. one reflected from something
    • - the gleam of a silver tray
  2. A brief or faint instance of a quality or emotion, esp. a desirable one
    • - the gleam of hope vanished
  3. A brightness in a person's eyes taken as a sign of a particular emotion
    • - she saw an unmistakable gleam of triumph in his eyes

  1. an appearance of reflected light
  2. glitter: be shiny, as if wet; "His eyes were glistening"
  3. shine brightly, like a star or a light
  4. appear briefly; "A terrible thought gleamed in her mind"
  5. (gleaming) agleam: bright with a steady but subdued shining; "from the plane we saw the city below agleam with lights"; "the gleaming brass on the altar"; "Nereids beneath the nitid moon"
  6. Gay and Lesbian Employees at Microsoft (GLEAM) is a group of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees at Microsoft. GLEAM originated as a private mailing list during the 1980s. ...
  7. Gleam is a live album recorded in 1975 by jazz trumpeter Freddie Hubbard. It was released as a double LP on Sony Music Japan and features a live performance recorded in Tokyo by Hubbard, Carl Randall, George Cables, Henry Franklin, Carl Burnett and Buck Clark. It has not received a CD release.
  8. The Gleam is an EP by the American bluegrass band The Avett Brothers. It was released on September 19, 2006 for Ramseur Records. Recorded by Doug Williams at Electromagnetic Radiation Recorders, shortly after the completion of .
  9. a small or indistinct shaft or stream of light; a glimpse or hint; an indistinct sign of something; brightness or shininess; splendor; To shine; to glitter; to glisten; To be briefly but strongly apparent; To disgorge filth, as a hawk
  10. (gleams) Third person singular simple present of to gleam
  11. was reduced to one issue per year some time before 1960, but increased to two issues during the 1980s. Chatterbox continued weekly publication into the 1980s and reduced to publication every second week sometime thereafter. Today, Chatterbox is a monthly publication.
  12. Applied oxidation and hand rubbed to a smooth soft sheen.