Pronunciation: (glimps), [key]
—n., v., glimpsed, glimps•ing.
1. a very brief, passing look, sight, or view.
2. a momentary or slight appearance.
3. a vague idea; inkling.
4. Archaic.a gleam, as of light.
to catch or take a glimpse of.
1. to look briefly; glance (usually fol. by at).
2. Archaic.to come into view; appear faintly.
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