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To take a brief or hurried look at someone or something
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“She loitered in the corridor, hoping that the low light would hide her identity from anyone that happened to glance in her direction.”
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To quickly browse or look through, especially reading material
“Even the most cursory glance through the voluminous correspondence they generated reveals that the duty was performed conscientiously.”
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To brush against something, typically lightly and quickly
“She shook her head, just slightly, letting the hair glance against her chin.”
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To bounce off a surface or other object
“I traced the path I wanted, so that the cue ball would glance off the black ball and send it into a side pocket.”
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To emanate or shoot forth light bursts
“Soon, lights began to flicker and glance upon the gondola and bridge.”
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To make or become shiny with a glossy layer or substance
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To move hurriedly or as by bouncing or twitching
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To come into forceful contact with something
Noun
A brief or hurried look
“Laura jumped from her sofa and took a quick glance at the digital microwave clock in the kitchen before hurrying to answer the door.”
Noun
(rare) A flash or gleam of light
“It represents an endless moment, a glance of light, a pause wrapped on a shape emanating pure sensuality.”
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Studying something carefully
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A quick and fleeting touch
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An instance of striking or being struck
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A long steady look at something
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The act of deflecting or something deflected
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A comprehensive search or survey of a place or area
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