Dim vs Glimmer - What's the difference?

dim | glimmer |


As a symbol dim

is (label) (l).

As a noun glimmer is

a faint light; a dim glow.

As a verb glimmer is

to shine with a faint unsteady light.

dim

Translingual

Symbol

(head)
  • (label) (l)
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    glimmer

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A faint light; a dim glow.
  • The glimmer of the fireflies was pleasant to watch.
  • A flash of light.
  • A faint or remote possibility.
  • A glimmer of hope.
  • (mineralogy, dated) mica
  • Synonyms

    * (flash of light) sparkle

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To shine with a faint unsteady light.
  • The fireflies glimmered in the dark.
    the glimmering''' dawn; a '''glimmering lamp
  • * Shakespeare
  • The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day.

    Synonyms

    * (shine with faint unsteady light) flicker, shimmer

    Noun

    (uncountable ) glimmer' (m) - ' glimmeren (singular definite)
  • (literary and formal) magnificence, glitter, tinsel, something that shines
  • Rikdommens glimmer
  • :: The tinsel of wealth
  • mica
  • Glimmer er et mineral som lett spaltes i tynne flak.
  • :: Mica is a mineral that easily separates into thin leaves
  • Derived terms

    * Lys glimmer = white mica (literally: "bright mica")

    Synonyms

    * glans, prakt, herlighet * , mica, mikanitt

    References

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