AskDefine | Define gleaming

Dictionary Definition

gleaming adj : bright with a steady but subdued shining; "from the plane we saw the city below agleam with lights"; "the gleaming brass on the altar"; "Nereids beneath the nitid moon" [syn: agleam, nitid]

Noun

1 a flash of light (especially reflected light) [syn: gleam, glimmer]
2 an appearance of reflected light [syn: gleam, glow, lambency]

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Pronunciation

Adjective

gleaming
  1. having a bright sheen

Noun

  1. a flash or reflected light

Verb

gleaming
  1. present participle of gleam

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