Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Glimmer"

The meaning of "Glimmer" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does glimmer mean?
A: Shine, glow or gleam
Q: What does glimmer mean?
A: Glimmer is a verb used to say something is sparkling in a way. For example: The sunset makes the water glimmer.
It can also be a noun, meaning the same thing. Example: Look at the water's glimmer!
Q: What does a glimmer of recognition mean?
A: It means a tiny amount of sudden recognition.

Example sentences using "Glimmer"

Q: Please show me example sentences with glimmer.
A: "A glimmer" is a dim light.

Most often used in "A glimmer of hope".
Q: Please show me example sentences with glimmer.
A: Glimmer means either a faint sign or to shine faintly
“A glimmer of hope”
“The light glimmered”

Synonyms of "Glimmer" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between glimmer and shimmer ?
A:

The difference between glimmer and shimmer when used as nouns, glimmer means a faint light, whereas shimmer means a faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining. When used as verbs, glimmer means to shine with a faint, unsteady light, whereas shimmer means to shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light.

Examples:-

• By the glimmer in his eye, he wanted her to move.

• There was the first glimmer of doubt in fitzgerald's eye.

• Vertical stripes make you look shimmer too.

• If those are your legs, choose shimmer trousers and knee- length skirts.
Q: What is the difference between glimmer and glint and glisten and glitter ?
A: - Light reflecting off wet things "glisten" (e.g. dewdrops, sweat, tears)
- A small flash of reflected light "glints" (e.g. off gold, in eyes)
- A small amount of light (not necessarily reflected) "glimmers" (also a glimmer of hope, doubt, or interest etc.)
- Lots of different points of light being reflected, especially when they're close together, "glitter"
Q: What is the difference between glimmer and glitter and shimmer ?
A: They're all synonyms, basically. The one thing to point out is that glitter is an actual object as well as a descriptive noun like the other two.

Glitter the object is: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/glitter

@SairahXO: nothing wrong with "glittering".

Other questions about "Glimmer"

Q: I sometimes feel I have no glimmer of the talent of English. does this sound natural?
A: × I sometimes feel I have no glimmer of the talent of English.
✓ I sometimes feel I have no glimmer of the talent in English.

Q: You can see a glimmer of scope when sniper aims at you does this sound natural?
A: You can see a scope's glimmer when a sniper aims at you.

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