GLIMPSE, n. glims.1. A weak faint light. Such vast room in Nature, Only to shine, yet scarce to contribute Each orb a glimpse of light.2. A flash of light; as the lightning's glimpse.3. Transient luster. One glimpse of glory to my issue give.4. A short transitory view. He saw at a glimpse the design of the enemy.5. Short fleeting enjoyment; as a glimpse of delight.6. Exhibition of a faint resemblance.
GLIMPSE, v.i. To appear by glimpses.