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glimmered, past participle; glimmers, 3rd person singular present; glimmering, present participle; glimmered, past tense;
  1. Shine faintly with a wavering light
    • - the moonlight glimmered on the lawn
    • - pools of glimmering light
  1. A faint or wavering light

  2. A faint sign of a feeling or quality, esp. a desirable one
    • - there is one glimmer of hope for Becky

  1. gleam: a flash of light (especially reflected light)
  2. gleam: shine brightly, like a star or a light
  3. inkling: a slight suggestion or vague understanding; "he had no inkling what was about to happen"
  4. (glimmery) shining softly and intermittently; "glimmery candlelight"
  5. GLIMMER (Gene Locator and Interpolated Markov ModelER) was the first bioinformatics system for finding genes that used the interpolated Markov model formalism. It is very effective at finding genes in bacteria, archaea, and viruses, typically finding 98-99% of all protein-coding genes. ...
  6. A faint light; a dim glow; A flash of light; A faint or remote possibility; To shine with a faint light
  7. Glimmer is an anglerfish who originated in Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest.
  8. Micro or mini glitter or shine particles. Added to polish colors for depth and a tiny bit of sparkle. In almost-black polishes, glimmer can be barely noticeable but allows the polish to show the undertones instead of appearing as plain, solid black.
  9. To witness the dawn after a night's roistering. This usually takes the form of a faint awareness that a pale grey light is beginning to filter through. The sight of the sun rising rosy and red across a sparkling sea is an occasional luxury, and confined mainly to Mediterranean sailing tours. ...
  10. that's the cash, money or moolah.
  11. An after, after, after-glow.
  12. Locomotive headlight