glimmer
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glimmer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (dim light)
a. la luz trémula
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The glimmer of the moon allowed us to find our way.La luz tremula de la luna nos permitió buscar el camino.
b. la luz tenue
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The glimmer of the candles creates a very intimate atmosphere.La luz tenue de las velas crea un ambiente muy íntimo.
c. el cabrilleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We could see the glimmer of the lake between the trees.Veíamos el cabrilleo del lago entre los árboles.
2. (indication)
a. el indicio
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There wasn't the slightest glimmer of gratitude in his eyes.No hubo ni el menor indicio de agradecimiento en sus ojos.
b. el atisbo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I saw a brief glimmer of a smile on her lips.Muy brevemente vi un atisbo de sonrisa en sus labios.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to glow)
a. brillar con luz trémula
Thousands of stars glimmered in the skies above us.Miles de estrellas brillaban con luz trémula en el cielo por encima de nuestras cabezas.
b. relucir
La espada relucía en su mano y empezó a cargar contra el enemigo.His sword glimmered in his hand as he started to charge at the enemy.
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glimmer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el brillo tenue
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
glimmer of hoperesquicio de esperanza
not the slightest glimmer of intelligenceni el más mínimo atisomebodyo de inteligencia
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (light)
a. brillar tenuemente
4. (water, metal)
a. relucir
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glimmer [ˈɡlɪməʳ]
noun
1 [of light] luz (f) trémula; [of water] espejeo (m)
2
without a glimmer of understanding sin dar el menor indicio de haber comprendido; there is a glimmer of hope hay un rayo de esperanza
intransitive verb
[+light] brillar con luz trémula; [+water] espejear;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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