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Definition of Glimpse


  1. A sudden flash; transient luster.
  2. A short, hurried view; a transitory or fragmentary perception; a quick sight.
  3. A faint idea; an inkling.
  4. to appear by glimpses; to catch glimpses.
  5. To catch a glimpse of; to see by glimpses; to have a short or hurried view of.

Glimpse Quotations

If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.
Lyndon B. Johnson

One of things I like about looking at pictures when you're young and also meeting back with old friends you haven't seen in a long time is, for me, it's a glimpse of who I was.
Lea Thompson

My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying to photograph what is essentially invisible. And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.
Leonard Nimoy

When you catch a glimpse of your potential, that's when passion is born.
Zig Ziglar

We look at life from the back side of the tapestry. And most of the time, what we see is loose threads, tangled knots and the like. But occasionally, God's light shines through the tapestry, and we get a glimpse of the larger design with God weaving together the darks and lights of existence.
John Piper
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Glimpse Translations

glimpse in French is entrevoyons, entrevoir, entrevois, entrevoient
glimpse in Norwegian is skimte, glimt
glimpse in Spanish is vislumbrar
glimpse in Swedish is inblick, skymt, glimt
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