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glare

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NounEdit

glare (plural glares)

  1. (uncountable) An intense, blinding light.
    • Dryden
      the frame of burnished steel that cast a glare
  2. Showy brilliance; gaudiness.
  3. An angry or fierce stare.
    • Milton
      About them round, / A lion now he stalks with fiery glare.
  4. (telephony) A call collision; the situation where an incoming call occurs at the same time as an outgoing call.
  5. (US) A smooth, bright, glassy surface.
    a glare of ice
  6. A viscous, transparent substance; glair.

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VerbEdit

glare (third-person singular simple present glares, present participle glaring, simple past and past participle glared)

  1. (intransitive) To stare angrily.
    He walked in late, with the teacher glaring at him the whole time.
    • Byron
      an eye that scorcheth all it glares upon
  2. (intransitive) To shine brightly.
    The sun glared down on the desert sand.
    • Dryden
      The cavern glares with new-admitted light.
  3. To be bright and intense, or ostentatiously splendid.
    • Alexander Pope
      She glares in balls, front boxes, and the ring.
  4. (transitive) To shoot out, or emit, as a dazzling light.
    • Milton
      Every eye glared lightning, and shot forth pernicious fire.

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AdjectiveEdit

glare (comparative more glare, superlative most glare)

  1. (US, of ice) smooth and bright or translucent; glary
    skating on glare ice

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LojbanEdit

EtymologyEdit

In Lojbanized spelling.

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GismuEdit

glare (rafsi gla)

  1. hot; x1 is hot/[warm] by standard x2.

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ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish glór.

NounEdit

glare f (genitive glare, plural glaraghyn)

  1. speech
  2. language, parlance
  3. utterance

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MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
glare ghlare nglare
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.