glare


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glare \Glare\, a. [See Glary, and Glare, n.]
   Smooth and bright or translucent; -- used almost exclusively
   of ice; as, skating on glare ice. [U. S.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glare \Glare\, v. t.
   To shoot out, or emit, as a dazzling light.
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         Every eye
         Glared lightning, and shot forth pernicious fire.
                                                  --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glare \Glare\, n.
   1. A bright, dazzling light; splendor that dazzles the eyes;
      a confusing and bewildering light.
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            The frame of burnished steel that cast a glare.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   2. A fierce, piercing look or stare.
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            About them round,
            A lion now he stalks with fiery glare. --Milton.
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   3. A viscous, transparent substance. See Glair.
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   4. A smooth, bright, glassy surface; as, a glare of ice. [U.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glare \Glare\ (gl[^a]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glared; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Glaring.] [OE. glaren, gloren; cf. AS. gl[ae]r
   amber, LG. glaren to glow or burn like coals, D. gloren to
   glimmer; prob. akin to E. glass.]
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   1. To shine with a bright, dazzling light.
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            The cavern glares with new-admitted light. --Dryden.
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   2. To look with fierce, piercing eyes; to stare earnestly,
      angrily, or fiercely.
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            And eye that scorcheth all it glares upon. --Byron.
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   3. To be bright and intense, as certain colors; to be
      ostentatiously splendid or gay.
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            She glares in balls, front boxes, and the ring.
                                                  --Pope.
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