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NOUN (3)

1. a quick look;
[syn: glance, glimpse, coup d'oeil]

2. a brief or incomplete view;
- Example: "from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"

3. a vague indication;
- Example: "he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning"


VERB (1)

1. catch a glimpse of or see briefly;
- Example: "We glimpsed the Queen as she got into her limousine"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glimpse \Glimpse\, n. [For glimse, from the root of glimmer.] [1913 Webster] 1. A sudden flash; transient luster. [1913 Webster] LIght as the lightning glimpse they ran. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A short, hurried view; a transitory or fragmentary perception; a quick sight. [1913 Webster] Here hid by shrub wood, there by glimpses seen. --S. Rogers. [1913 Webster] 3. A faint idea; an inkling. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glimpse \Glimpse\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Glimpsed; p. pr. & vb. n. Glimpsing.] to appear by glimpses; to catch glimpses. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glimpse \Glimpse\, v. t. To catch a glimpse of; to see by glimpses; to have a short or hurried view of. [1913 Webster] Some glimpsing and no perfect sight. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

glimpse n 1: a quick look [syn: glance, glimpse, coup d'oeil] 2: a brief or incomplete view; "from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake" 3: a vague indication; "he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning" v 1: catch a glimpse of or see briefly; "We glimpsed the Queen as she got into her limousine"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

60 Moby Thesaurus words for "glimpse": a little learning, amateurism, behold, blink, cast, cast a glance, catch sight of, clap eyes on, descry, dilettantism, dilettantship, discern, discover, distinguish, espy, flash, gander, glance, glance at, glimmering, glint, half an eye, half-learning, have in sight, imperfect knowledge, ken, lay eyes on, look on, look upon, make out, notice, observe, peek, peep, perceive, pick out, quick sight, rapid glance, recognize, sciolism, see, semi-learning, shallowness, sight, slant, slight knowledge, smattering, smattering of ignorance, smattering of knowledge, spot, spy, squiz, superficiality, surface-scratching, take in, twig, vague notion, view, wink, witness