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gleam

US [ɡlim]
UK [ɡliːm]
  • v.闪烁;发微光;隐约闪光;显得光洁明亮
  • n.闪现;一线;微光(常指反光);少量
  • Web发光;光芒;短暂微弱的显现
Plural Form:gleams  Present Participle:gleaming  Past Tense:gleamed  
gleam
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v.
1.
[i]
发微光;隐约闪光;闪烁to shine with a pale clear light
The moonlight gleamed on the water.
月光照在水面上泛起粼粼波光。
Her eyes gleamed in the dark.
她的眼睛在黑暗中闪着亮光。
2.
[i]
显得光洁明亮to look very clean or bright
The house was gleaming with fresh white paint.
房子刚刷过白漆,显得光洁明亮。
Her teeth gleamed white against the tanned skin of her face.
她的牙齿在褐色面孔映衬下显得洁白明亮。
3.
[i]
(眼睛)表露出,流露出;(在眼中)闪现if a person's eyesgleam with a particular emotion, or an emotiongleams in a person's eyes, the person shows that emotion
His eyes gleamed with amusement.
他眼睛里流露出愉悦的神情。
Amusement gleamed in his eyes.
他眼睛里流露出愉悦的神情。
n.
1.
微光(常指反光)a pale clear light, often reflected from sth
the gleam of moonlight on the water
水面上荡漾的月光
A few gleams of sunshine lit up the gloomy afternoon.
几线阳光使阴暗的下午亮了起来。
I saw the gleam of the knife as it flashed through the air.
我看见了刀在空中划过时的闪光。
2.
少量;一丝;一线a small amount of sth
a faint gleam of hope
微弱的一线希望
a serious book with an occasional gleam of humour
偶有一丝幽默的严肃的书
3.
(感情在眼中的)表露,闪现an expression of a particular feeling or emotion that shows in sb's eyes
a gleam of triumph in her eyes
她眼里闪烁着胜利的光芒
a mischievous gleam in his eye
他淘气的眼神
The gleam in his eye made her uncomfortable(= as if he was planning sth secret or unpleasant) .
他闪烁的眼神令她感到不舒服。

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