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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A quick look. Also: To hit and fly off at an angle.

Usage examples (27)
  • My idea of housework is to sweep the room with a glance.
  • The full text of OECD at a glance is available here (no charge) available as a web book.
  • Just a cursory glance, is this a cites ommitted document?
  • Are dry -- but down the silent rocks her gloomy glance is sent; for more
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  • A doctor should certainly more than "glance" (look at briefly) at a sick person's "glands" (organs that secrete chemical substances) during check-up. Note: The word "glans" relates to parts of the genitals.
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