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glimmer

Pronunciation: /ˈglɪmər; ˈglɪmə(r)/

Translation of glimmer in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [candles/fireflies/lanterns] brillar con luz trémula the stream glimmers in the moonlight la luz de la luna cabrillea en el arroyo [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • It was sundown, the skies were dark orange, the temple and its worshippers glimmered in pools of light and dark.
    • His short blond hair glimmered in the light which shone into the walkways and halls.
    • Her spectacles caught the light from somewhere and glimmered under the straight blonde of her hair.

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (of candle, light) luz (feminine) débil or tenue y trémula 1.2 (of understanding) atisbo (masculine) there's a glimmer of hope hay un rayo or un rayito de esperanza

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