glare

  • 1 Glare — Glare, n. 1. A bright, dazzling light; splendor that dazzles the eyes; a confusing and bewildering light. [1913 Webster] The frame of burnished steel that cast a glare. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. A fierce, piercing look or stare. [1913 Webster]… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Glare — may refer to any of the following: *Glare (vision) is difficulty seeing in the presence of very bright light * by extension, any sort of bright light capable of causing glare *A form of light pollution or over illumination *A facial expression of …

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  • 3 Glare — Glare, a. [See {Glary}, and {Glare}, n.] Smooth and bright or translucent; used almost exclusively of ice; as, skating on glare ice. [U. S.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Glare — Le GLARE (GLAss REinforced ) est un nouveau matériau composite (fibres de verre et d aluminium) de haute technologie. Il est composé de fines couches d aluminium (0,3 à 0,5 mm) et de nappes unidirectionnelles de fibres de verres imprégnées de… …

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  • 5 glare — [n1] very bright light, shine blaze, blinding light, brilliance, dazzle, flame, flare, glow; concept 628 Ant. dullness glare [n2] dirty look angry stare, bad eye*, black look*, evil eye*, frown, glower, lower, scowl; concepts 623,716 Ant. grin,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 6 glare — glare; glare·less; an·ti·glare; …

    English syllables

  • 7 glare — glare1 [gler] vi. glared, glaring [ME glaren < or akin to MDu, to gleam, glare & OE glær, amber: for IE base see GLASS] 1. to shine with a strong, steady, dazzling light 2. to be too bright or showy 3. to stare fiercely or angrily vt. to send… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Glare — (gl[^a]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glaring}.] [OE. glaren, gloren; cf. AS. gl[ae]r amber, LG. glaren to glow or burn like coals, D. gloren to glimmer; prob. akin to E. glass.] [1913 Webster] 1. To shine with a bright,… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 Glare — Glare, v. t. To shoot out, or emit, as a dazzling light. [1913 Webster] Every eye Glared lightning, and shot forth pernicious fire. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 glare — vb 1 glow, flare, *blaze, flame Analogous words: *flash, gleam, glitter, glisten, scintillate, coruscate, sparkle 2 stare, peer, gloat, gape, *gaze Analogous words: glower, lower, scowl, *frown …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 11 glare — ► VERB 1) stare in an angry or fierce way. 2) shine with a strong or dazzling light. 3) (glaring) highly obvious or conspicuous. ► NOUN 1) a fierce or angry stare. 2) strong and dazzling light …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 glare — index pretense (ostentation) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 13 glare — (v.) late 13c., shine brightly, from or related to M.Du., M.L.G. glaren to gleam, related by rhoticization to glas (see GLASS (Cf. glass)). Sense of stare fiercely is from late 14c. The noun is c.1400 in sense bright light; 1660s in sense of… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 14 glare —    Glare occurs when both ends of a telephone line or trunk are seized at the same time for different purposes or by different users …

    IT glossary of terms, acronyms and abbreviations

  • 15 glare — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 strong light ADJECTIVE ▪ blinding, full, harsh, hot ▪ sudden ▪ A sudden glare of headlights lit the driveway. VERB + GLAR …

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  • 16 GLARE — Glasfaserverstärktes Aluminium (auch Glare) ist ein neuartiger Verbundwerkstoff, der aus vielen, jeweils nur wenige Zehntel Millimeter dicken Schichten besteht. Diese Schichten bestehen abwechselnd aus Aluminium und einem Glasfaserlaminat… …

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  • 17 glare — I UK [ɡleə(r)] / US [ɡler] verb [intransitive] Word forms glare : present tense I/you/we/they glare he/she/it glares present participle glaring past tense glared past participle glared * 1) to look at someone or something in a very angry way… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 glare — [[t]gle͟ə(r)[/t]] glares, glaring, glared 1) VERB If you glare at someone, you look at them with an angry expression on your face. [V at n] The old woman glared at him... Jacob glared and muttered something. [V ing] ...glaring eyes …

    English dictionary

  • 19 glare — glare1 [gleə US gler] v [Date: 1200 1300; : Middle Low German; Origin: glaren [i] to shine dully ] 1.) to look angrily at someone for a long time →↑stare glare at ▪ She glared at him accusingly. glare into/across/round etc ▪ He glared round the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 glare — glare1 [ gler ] verb intransitive * 1. ) glare at to look at someone or something in a very angry way: They glared at each other across the table. 2. ) to shine with a very strong light that makes you feel uncomfortable: The sun glared down,… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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