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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shimmer \Shim"mer\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Shimmered; p. pr. & vb. n. Shimmering.] [OE. schimeren, AS. scimerian; akin to sc[imac]mian, sc[imac]man, to glitter, D. schemeren, G. schimmern, Dan. skimre, Sw. skimra, AS. sc[imac]ma a light, brightness, Icel. sk[imac]ma, Goth. skeima a torch, a lantern, and E. shine. [root]157. See Shine, v. i.] To shine with a tremulous or intermittent light; to shine faintly; to gleam; to glisten; to glimmer. [1913 Webster] The shimmering glimpses of a stream. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]