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Definition of Glare


  1. To shine with a bright, dazzling light.
  2. To look with fierce, piercing eyes; to stare earnestly, angrily, or fiercely.
  3. To be bright and intense, as certain colors; to be ostentatiously splendid or gay.
  4. To shoot out, or emit, as a dazzling light.
  5. A bright, dazzling light; splendor that dazzles the eyes; a confusing and bewildering light.
  6. A fierce, piercing look or stare.
  7. A viscous, transparent substance. See Glair.
  8. A smooth, bright, glassy surface; as, a glare of ice.
  9. Smooth and bright or translucent; -- used almost exclusively of ice; as, skating on glare ice.

Glare Quotations

Starbucks is the last public space with chairs. It's a shower for homeless people. And it's a place you can write all day. The baristas don't glare at you. They don't even look at you.
Mike Birbiglia

There are two kinds of light - the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.
James Thurber

Higher ceilings allow the use indirect lighting, which is much healthier and reduces glare.
Helmut Jahn

They say it's not the snoring itself but those anxiety-packed moments in between snorts. It's the waiting for the nasal passages of the person lying beside you to strike again. And strike it always does. In the dark, almost against your will, you produce that special glare reserved for people who cannot control their own behaviour.
Sloane Crosley

I think what makes our marriage work amid all the glare is that my husband is my best friend. He inspires everything in my life and enables me to do the best that I can. I want to hang out with him more than anyone.
Faith Hill
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Glare Translations

glare in German is Blendung, anblitzen
glare in Italian is accecare
glare in Norwegian is skarpt lys, skinne, blikk, blende
glare in Spanish is deslumbrar, traslumbrar
glare in Swedish is skarpt, sken, lysa
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