Crossword clues for glint
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Glint \Glint\ (gl[i^]nt), n. [OE. glent.]
A glimpse, glance, or gleam. [Scot.] ``He saw a glint of
Glint \Glint\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glinted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Glinting.] [OE. glenten. Cf. Glance, v. i., Glitter, v.
To glance; to peep forth, as a flower from the bud; to
Glint \Glint\, v. t. To glance; to turn; as, to glint the eye.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1540s (modern use from 1826), from glint (v.).
1787, from Scottish, where apparently it survived as an alteration of Middle English glenten "gleam, flash, glisten" (mid-15c.), from a Scandinavian source (compare Norwegian gletta "to look," dialectal Swedish glinta "to shine"), from Proto-Germanic *glent-, from PIE *ghel- (2) "to shine," with derivatives referring to bright materials and gold (see glass). Reintroduced into literary English by Burns. Related: Glinted; glinting.
n. A short flash of light. vb. 1 To flash briefly. 2 To glance; to peep forth, as a flower from the bud; to glitter.
a spatially localized brightness
Glint is an American project founded in 2003 by Jase Blankfort. As its main producer, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Blankfort is accompanied by Anders Fleming. The band has since signed to Votiv and announced their new album Inverter, out March 11, 2016.
Usage examples of "glint".
Round the corner of the narrow street there came rushing a brace of whining dogs with tails tucked under their legs, and after them a white-faced burgher, with outstretched hands and wide-spread fingers, his hair all abristle and his eyes glinting back from one shoulder to the other, as though some great terror were at his very heels.
It was as if the Southern Welt had been emptied in its entirety, and sunlight glinted off the armor that some of the Aerians were strong enough to bear in full flight.
Despite a room full of people, she always had a glint in her eyes that belonged only to him.
An Arcadian Niphetos Pardalia, or snow leopard, the woman had a glint in her eye that reminded everyone there that women were far more bloodthirsty than the men.
The Archdeacon, glinting rather like a small, frosty pool, took it and opened it.
Tycho was an argumentative soul who, once, in a duel, had the end of his nose snipped off, and thereafter always had to appear in public with a neat silver tip glinting in the light.
It arose above the vapor and hovered for a moment, the moons glinting on its fusilage.
He glanced around the room helplessly a moment, then his eyes settled on Bender, drawing down to a steely glint.
The caiman stared at Nate between the roots, mouth gaping open, teeth glinting with menace.
Where he and his men were better known, a glimpse of their crimson capes was enough to make strong men blanch, and the glint off their polished armor was enough to make an enemy break and run.
Some had been cooler than others, Centaine reflected with a steely glint in her eye as she picked them out amongst the crowd, and she would remember them.
They stood at the transparency and watched the light of Alpha Centauri A glint off the flanks of the Crucian ships.
We were in a small bay then, its shores a dark sweep of sediment, grey slopes streaked with black and the metallic glints of cuprous green.
Veda, with a sly glint in her eyes, held her hand out to Darr Veter and lie lifted her out of the Lushes with an easy movement.
In the middle of this picture stood the Mardian dolmen, unencumbered now, glinting with frost as if, incongruously, it had been tinselled for the occasion.