- a momentary or partial view；a brief insight or indication
- see or perceive briefly or partially；shine or appear faintly or intermittently
noun: glimpse, plural noun: glimpses
verb: glimpse, 3rd person present: glimpses, gerund or present participle: glimpsing, past tense: glimpsed, past participle: glimpsed
- 1. a momentary or partial view she caught a glimpse of the ocean
- ▪ a brief insight or indication during the interview he offered a behind-the-scenes glimpse of television
- 1. see or perceive briefly or partially he glimpsed a figure standing in the shade
- ▪ shine or appear faintly or intermittently glow-worms glimpsing in the dark
- a momentary or partial view: she caught a glimpse of the ocean a glimpse into the world of the wealthy
- see or perceive briefly or partially: he glimpsed a figure standing in the shade
Oxford American Dictionary
... glance the plan seemed unworkable. 乍看之下這個計劃好像不可行 glimpse [次常用字] <<名詞>> 1 瞥見; 一瞥 2『古...
...set off :襯托----Her red boots were set off by the white skirt. glimpse :撇見----He catch a glimpse of something from the window of a train. ...
...當成「瞥」而引為「乍看之下」。 ◆「一瞥」的常見用字，其實是「glance」和「glimpse」。 常用為「glance at：瞥了一眼＼掃了一眼」和「have a glimpse of：映入眼簾...