A quick look
To perceive, especially barely or fleetingly
To look briefly and quickly
She got a glimpse of the horse in the trailer.
Kris caught a glimpse of what looked like a shopping mall west of them. His gaze lingered.
Already, we get a glimpse of what is to come.
Today, when he had caught a glimpse of her, she seemed still more lovely.
But the princess had caught a glimpse of the man she had known and loved, and it was to him that she now spoke.