- present participle of glisten
glistening (plural glistenings)
- The appearance of something that glistens.
2008, Dan Simmons, Song of Kali:
My eyes had adjusted to the faint starlight and I could make out pale glistenings and white glow of bones which had worked their way free of clinging flesh.
- (optics) A fluid-filled microvacuole within a lens.