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glare


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glare  \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.] 
  1.  To  shine  with  a  bright,  dazzling  light. 
 
  The  cavern  glares  with  new-admitted  light.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  look  with  fierce,  piercing  eyes;  to  stare  earnestly, 
  angrily,  or  fiercely. 
 
  And  eye  that  scorcheth  all  it  glares  upon  --Byron. 
 
  3.  To  be  bright  and  intense,  as  certain  colors;  to  be 
  ostentatiously  splendid  or  gay. 
 
  She  glares  in  balls,  front  boxes,  and  the  ring. 
  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glare  \Glare\,  v.  t. 
  To  shoot  out  or  emit,  as  a  dazzling  light. 
 
  Every  eye  Glared  lightning,  and  shot  forth  pernicious 
  fire.  --Milton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glare  \Glare\,  n. 
  1.  A  bright,  dazzling  light;  splendor  that  dazzles  the  eyes; 
  a  confusing  and  bewildering  light. 
 
  The  frame  of  burnished  steel  that  cast  a  glare. 
  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  A  fierce,  piercing  look  or  stare. 
 
  About  them  round,  A  lion  now  he  stalks  with  fiery 
  glare.  --Milton. 
 
  3.  A  viscous,  transparent  substance.  See  {Glair}. 
 
  4.  A  smooth,  bright,  glassy  surface;  as  a  glare  of  ice.  [U. 
  S.  ] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glare 
  n  1:  great  brightness;  "a  glare  of  sunlight";  "the  flowers  were  a 
  blaze  of  color"  [syn:  {blaze},  {brilliance}] 
  2:  an  angry  stare  [syn:  {glower}] 
  v  1:  look  at  with  a  fixed  gaze:  "The  girl  glared  at  the  man  who 
  tried  to  make  a  pass  at  her"  [syn:  {glower}] 
  2:  be  sharply  reflected 
  3:  shine  with  a  harsh  uncomfortably  brilliant  light 
  4:  shine  intensely;  "The  sun  glared  down  on  us" 




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