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Definition 1: a weak and tremulous light - [noun denoting event]

Samples where shimmer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers
  • the play of light on the water

Synonyms for shimmer in the sense of this definition

(shimmer is a kind of ...) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

"the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse" "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

Definition 2: give off a shimmering reflection, as of silk - [verb of stative]

(shimmer is a kind of ...) be shiny, as if wet

"His eyes were glistening"

Definition 3: shine with a weak or fitful light - [verb of weather]

Samples where shimmer or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight

(shimmer is a kind of ...) emit light; be bright, as of the sun or a light

"The sun shone bright that day" "The fire beamed on their faces"

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