Glare

Definition of Glare

Pronunciation: glâr
v. i.1.
[imp. & p. p. Glared ; p. pr. & vb. n. Glaring.]
1.To shine with a bright, dazzling light.
The cavern glares with new-admitted light.
- Dryden.
2.To look with fierce, piercing eyes; to stare earnestly, angrily, or fiercely.
And eye that scorcheth all it glares upon.
- Byron.
3.To be bright and intense, as certain colors; to be ostentatiously splendid or gay.
She glares in balls, front boxes, and the ring.
- Pope.
v. t.1.To shoot out, or emit, as a dazzling light.
n.1.A bright, dazzling light; splendor that dazzles the eyes; a confusing and bewildering light.
The frame of burnished steel that cast a glare.
- Dryden.
2.A fierce, piercing look or stare.
About them round,
A lion now he stalks with fiery glare.
- Milton.
3.A viscous, transparent substance. See Glair.
4.A smooth, bright, glassy surface; as, a glare of ice.
a.1.Smooth and bright or translucent; - used almost exclusively of ice; as, skating on glare ice.

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