Part of speech:
The definition of glitter is tiny pieces of shiny material used for decoration.
A smooth, bright, glassy surface, as of ice
An abrupt, intense increase; a rush:
At once; instantly.
A faint manifestation or dim perception
A flash or gleam of light
A brilliant, striking display:
A dart of flame or light, as in a flickering fire
A bright, unsteady blaze of light lasting only a little while; outburst of flame
A tongue of light rising from a fire
(Physiology) The electrochemical transmission of a signal along a nerve fiber that produces an excitatory or inhibitory response at a target tissue, such as a muscle or another nerve.
The faculty of sight; eyesight:
A publisher's name, often with the date, address, and edition, printed at the bottom of a title page of a publication.
The definition of a display is an exhibition or a show of something.
The act of dazzling
The definition of an unsteady light or reflection is an example of a shimmer.
The brilliance or warmth of color in an environment or on a person (especially one's face).
A flicker or wink of the eye
Persistent emission of light following exposure to and removal of incident radiation.
The change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound wave, away from a boundary the wave encounters. Reflected waves remain in their original medium rather than entering the medium they encounter. &diamf3; According to the law of reflection, the angle of reflection of a reflected wave is equal to its angle of incidence.
Brightness; radiance; brilliance
A style or technique in drawing or delineating.
The definition of a stream is a steady movement or flow of liquid.
The definition of an illumination is the act or process of making something clearer or brighter or a device for doing so.
A brief update or summary of current news, as on television or radio or in a newspaper.
Report is defined as a collection of information about something or rumors or gossip that is being spread.
To sparkle intellectually; be brilliant and witty
(Currying) To stretch on a beam, as a hide.
To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
To flash on and off; twinkle or glimmer
To give something back, as light or sound:
To dazzle thoroughly; bewilder; confuse
To emit (light or energy) in rays or waves.
To give forth a light by flashing
To give forth a light by flashing
To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
Flit is defined as to flutter or pass by rapidly.
To start the cameras working in photographing a scene or
To move with great speed; rush or dart:
Reports, collectively, of recent happenings, esp. those broadcast over radio or TV, printed in a newspaper, etc.
To cause to enter; to thrust.
Cheap and showy; gaudy.
Flashing like lightning; dazzlingly bright.
Flashing or sudden, like lightning
Emitting flashes similar to lightning.
The definition of iridescent is something that has rainbow like colors.
Superficially plausible; specious
Of striking or attractive appearance
Gaudy and cheap in nature or appearance.
The quality or state of being iridescent.
To break away from an affiliation, as from a political party.
(Intransitive) To fly or pass swiftly, as a dart; to move rapidly in one direction; to shoot out quickly
To use electric current to destroy something, such as abnormal tissue.
To gleam or give out small flashes of light, usually by reflection:
To brandish or wave, especially in anger:
To communicate with a sign or signs:
To cause an effect in (a cell) by the release of a chemical, such as a neurotransmitter or hormone.
At a low speed:
(Intransitive) To interrupt an activity and wait.
To cover or decorate with spangles or other bright objects
(Archaic, intransitive) To turn a blind eye.
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
To bustle is defined as to hurry.
(Obsolete) To drift.
To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
Hustle is defined as to move quickly or push, or to get something by wrongful or illegal ways.
(Intransitive) To throw out words.
Race is defined as to compete in a contest of speed.
A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To move swiftly; hurry:
To glide, float, or move steadily through the air
To go or move quickly; hurry (off); dart
To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
To make (an opening) with force or energy.
To move, ride, drive, run, or go at a trot
To cause to move with a spinning motion:
To throw or spin rapidly:
To pass through or over by or as if by flying
To move with a sharp hissing sound.
To move with a zooming sound
To rip is defined as to cut or tear away, to move quickly, or to slash violently.
(Informal) To go at high speed
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
(Slang) To snatch up hastily.
To wave, shake, or exhibit in a menacing, challenging, or exultant way; flourish
To indulge in amusement; play; frolic
To exhibit is defined as to display something publicly, or to show signs of a certain behavior or tendency.
To engage in indecent exposure of (oneself).
Flaunt is defined as to go out of your way to display something, such as your wealth or your body, in a manner that is generally considered offensive, inappropriate or gaudy.
To behave so as to attract attention; show off.
Show is defined as to bring into view, teach, or display.
Sport is defined as to wear, usually something that calls attention.
A sharp snapping sound, such as the report of a firearm.
A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of an hour, or 60 seconds.
A very short period of time; an instant:
The act of blinking.
A mark on any scale of measurement; a unit of measurement.
To start to burn; be ignited or kindled:
To carry on; persist in:
To change posture or position; stir:
Sparkling, brilliant light
(Uncountable, with possessive) A person's youth or young adulthood, as opposed to the present day.
(Music) Resembling or characterized by the sound of brass instruments:
Charging low prices:
Lacking style or good taste; tawdry:
In very poor taste or of very poor quality:
An electric lamp for producing a high-intensity light of very short duration for use in photography.
A dry-cell powered photographic apparatus that holds and electrically triggers a flashbulb.
An electric lightbulb giving a brief, illuminating light, for taking photographs
a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story
Ostentation is an overdone, pretentious, vulgar or tacky display of wealth or knowledge.
A very brief musical piece serving as to introduce a dignitary or announcement
A fraction of a second
To pry, extract, or force from a place or position. Often used with out.
(Astronomy) Rapid variation in the light of a celestial body caused by turbulence in Earth's atmosphere; a twinkling.
Radiation is the process of sending off energy in the form of light, heat, x-rays or nuclear particles.
A medullary ray
- Shimmer refers to a soft, tremulous reflection, as from a slightly disturbed body of water
- Glisten suggests the reflection of a lustrous light, as from a wet surface
- Glitter implies the reflection of such bright, intermittent flashes
- Sparkle implies a number of brief, bright, intermittent flashes
- Gleam suggests a steady, narrow ray of light shining through a background of relative darkness
- Glance refers to a darting light, esp. one that is reflected from a surface at an angle
- Flash implies a sudden, brief, brilliant light
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