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Synonyms for glimpse

look

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Synonyms for glimpse

a quick look

to perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

to look briefly and quickly

Synonyms for glimpse

a brief or incomplete view

a vague indication

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catch a glimpse of or see briefly

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The current volcanic eruptions glimpsed on Io may resemble those that raged on Earth in the distant past, he adds.
The artist's work has been hyped with all kinds of "advanced" theories--it's been suggested that his paintings are stagings of a neo-organic realm produced by genetic engineering, and that their colors have the acidic tang of the world glimpsed through hallucinogenics--but their delirium seems to have more to do with creating an effect of irony than with embodying drug-induced fantasies.
The piece's dramatic conceit is life as glimpsed by a window washer saddled with the monumental task of cleaning the glass facades of Hong Kong's skyline.
Costa Rica's newfound eco-consciousness has spawned a whole host of private entrepreneurial preserves, like the Quetzal Farm in mountainous rural Los Santos, where the brilliant red-breasted, green-bodied quetzal bird - considered by many to be the most beautiful in the world can be glimpsed through field glasses, calmly preening its feathers.
Yet little is known about how the brain represents briefly glimpsed scenes of visual clutter, even those with just two or three objects.
Lighting levels prepare you for the necessarily dimmed galleries beyond, which can be glimpsed through oblique slots cut into the curved walls.
Astronomers have glimpsed numerous newborn stars--too young to have begun making planets--swaddled in thick disks of dust.