Translation of glare in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /gler; gleə(r)/


  • 1 countable/numerable (stare) mirada (feminine) ([ hostil, feroz, de odio etc ]) she shot him a glare of anger/defiance le lanzó una mirada iracunda/desafiante
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    • Both sides were throwing glares and looks of contempt.
    • His remark was met with various glares and dirty looks.
    • Nine of the ten pilots were sitting around on crates or boxes, talking to each other, shooting glares and dirty looks at the remaining one.
  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (light) resplandor (masculine), luz (feminine) deslumbradora the glare of publicity las luces or los focos de la publicidad
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    • Similarly, an anti-reflection coating can be given to avoid glare from light.
    • The site is also relatively long in the east-west direction, so avoiding the sun's glare at dawn and in the late afternoon.
    • The instrument faces are coated with electro-chromatic device which regulates glare according to ambient light levels.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1 (stare) to glare at sb fulminar a algn con la mirada
  • 2 (shine) [headlights/spotlight] brillar, relumbrar the sun glared (down) relentlessly el sol caía implacable

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • to glare defiance/hate at sb lanzarle* miradas desafiantes/de odio a algn

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