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sparkling, present participle; sparkled, past tense; sparkles, 3rd person singular present; sparkled, past participle;
  1. Shine brightly with flashes of light
    • - her earrings sparkled as she turned her head
  2. Be vivacious and witty
    • - after a glass of wine, she began to sparkle
  1. A glittering flash of light
    • - there was a sparkle in his eyes
  2. Vivacity and wit
    • - she's got a kind of sparkle

  1. merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; "he had a sparkle in his eye"; "there's a perpetual twinkle in his eyes"
  2. reflect brightly; "Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside"
  3. be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity; "The musical performance sparkled"; "A scintillating conversation"; "his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall"
  4. glitter: the occurrence of a small flash or spark
  5. glitter: the quality of shining with a bright reflected light
  6. spark: emit or produce sparks; "A high tension wire, brought down by a storm, can continue to spark"
  7. SPARKLE Computer Co., Ltd. (marketed as simply SPARKLE), a Taiwanese discrete graphics controllers manufacturer established in 1982 that is based in Taipei, Taiwan. ...
  8. Sparkle is a 1976 American film directed by Sam O'Steen and released by Warner Bros. Pictures. Inspired by The Supremes, Sparkle is a period film set in Harlem, New York during the late 1950s and early 1960s which follows the rough lives and careers of singer Sparkle Williams and her family and ...
  9. Sparkle is a 2007 movie written and directed by Tom Hunsinger and Neil Hunter and was shot on location in London, Liverpool and the Isle of Man.
  10. Sparkle is an Aretha Franklin album, written and produced by the late Curtis Mayfield. The disc is the soundtrack album for the 1976 Warner Bros. motion picture Sparkle, starring Irene Cara. ...
  11. Sparkle was a substantial catamaran designed by Angus Primrose, the designer of Gipsy Moth IV, to be sailed by an able bodied skipper and crewed by people of limited physical ability and mobility. It was based partially at Ravens Ait on the Thames at Surbiton in Surrey. ...
  12. Sparkle is a lemon-flavored soft drink that was created by the Coca-Cola Company for the Visayan Islands in the Philippines.
  13. A little spark; a scintillation; Brilliance; luster; To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle; To manifest itself by, or as if by, ...
  14. (sparkling) Of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks; Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of many tiny bubbles
  15. (Sparkles) A visual effect described as the sparkle of embers falling immediately after a fireworks display. These small, sparkling lights usually occur no closer to the camera than ten feet. They are often 20 to 50 feet away, or more. ...
  16. (Sparkling) wine containing carbonation, such as champagne.
  17. (Sparkling) The name given to wines that have been specially treated with carbon dioxide, which is released slowly in the form of tiny bubbles when the bottle is uncorked.
  18. (Sparkling) This is used where there are bubbles that are detectedable in the wine.
  19. (Sparkling) This term describes a coffee with a bright acidity that dances on your tongue before it quickly disappears.
  20. (Sparkling) Wine with an effervescence caused by a secondary alcoholic fermentation that leaves carbon dioxide trapped in the bottle.
  21. (Sparkling) Wines with bubbles created by trapped carbon dioxide gas, either natural or injected.
  22. Specifically a diamond, but also any gem.
  23. A typographic property associated with many classical, readable typefaces that is related to their typographic contrast.
  24. Sparkle is the liveliness of the light reflecting from a diamond; the sum of the brilliance and the fire (dispersion).
  25. Reflecting light from many different points.