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Glance vs. Glancer — What's the Difference?

Glance vs. Glancer — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Glance and Glancer

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Glance

To direct the eyes at or toward something briefly
Glanced in the rearview mirror.
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Glancer

One who glances.
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Glance

To read quickly or in cursory fashion
Glanced at the menu.
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Glance

To strike a surface at such an angle as to be deflected
A pebble glanced off the windshield.
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Glance

To shine over or through something at an angle
The sun glanced through the leaves.
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Glance

To be reflected, especially in flashes
Sunlight glanced off the water.
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Glance

To make a passing reference; touch briefly
A history course that only glanced at the Korean conflict.
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Glance

To strike (a surface) at an angle; graze
The arrow glanced the target but didn't stick. ].
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Glance

Any of various minerals that have a brilliant luster
Silver glance.
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Glance

(transitive)
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Glance

To turn (one's eyes or look) at something, often briefly.
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Glance

To look briefly at (something).
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Glance

To cause (light) to gleam or sparkle.
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Glance

To cause (something) to move obliquely.
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Glance

(figuratively) To communicate (something) using the eyes.
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Glance

(obsolete)
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Glance

(intransitive)
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Glance

To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside.
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Glance

Of light, etc.: to gleam, to sparkle.
She watched the spring sunlight glancing on the water of the pond.
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Glance

Of a thing: to move in a way that catches light, and flash or glitter.
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Glance

(figuratively)
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Glance

(obsolete)
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Glance

A brief or cursory look.
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Glance

A quick movement that catches light, and causes a flash or glitter; also, the flash or glitter.
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Glance

(cricket) A stroke in which the ball is hit with a bat held in a slanted manner.
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Glance

(ichthyology) Of certain juvenile fish, chiefly of the Cichlidae family: an act of rapidly touching the side of its parent's body, usually to feed on mucus.
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Glance

(obsolete)
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Glance

An act of striking and flying off in an oblique direction; a deflection.
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Glance

(figuratively) An incidental or passing allusion or thought, often unfavourable, expressed on a topic.
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Glance

Any of various sulphides, mostly dark-coloured, which have a brilliant metallic lustre.
Copper glance
Silver glance
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Glance

A sudden flash of light or splendor.
Swift as the lightning glance.
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Glance

A quick cast of the eyes; a quick or a casual look; a swift survey; a glimpse.
Dart not scornful glances from those eyes.
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Glance

An incidental or passing thought or allusion.
How fleet is a glance of the mind.
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Glance

A name given to some sulphides, mostly dark-colored, which have a brilliant metallic luster, as the sulphide of copper, called copper glance.
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Glance

To shoot or emit a flash of light; to shine; to flash.
From art, from nature, from the schools,Let random influences glance,Like light in many a shivered lance,That breaks about the dappled pools.
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Glance

To strike and fly off in an oblique direction; to dart aside. "Your arrow hath glanced".
On me the curse aslopeGlanced on the ground.
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Glance

To look with a sudden, rapid cast of the eye; to snatch a momentary or hasty view.
The poet's eye, in a fine frenzy rolling,Doth glance from heaven to earth, from earth to heaven.
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Glance

To make an incidental or passing reflection; to allude; to hint; - often with at.
Wherein obscurelyCæsar`s ambition shall be glanced at.
He glanced at a certain reverend doctor.
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Glance

To move quickly, appearing and disappearing rapidly; to be visible only for an instant at a time; to move interruptedly; to twinkle.
And all along the forum and up the sacred seat,His vulture eye pursued the trip of those small glancing feet.
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Glance

To shoot or dart suddenly or obliquely; to cast for a moment; as, to glance the eye.
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Glance

To hint at; to touch lightly or briefly.
In company I often glanced it.
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Glance

A quick look
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Glance

Throw a glance at; take a brief look at;
She only glanced at the paper
I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting
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Glance

Rebound after hitting;
The car caromed off several lampposts
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