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1 a quick look [syn: glance, coup d'oeil]
2 a brief or incomplete view; "from the window he could catch a glimpse of the lake"
3 a vague indication; "he caught only a glimpse of the professor's meaning" v : catch a glimpse of or see briefly; "We glimpsed the Queen as she got into her limousine"

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  1. A brief look, glance, or peek.
    I only got a glimpse of the car, so I can tell you it was blue, but not what sort it was.


a brief look


  1. To see or view briefly or incompletely.
    I have only begun to glimpse the magnitude of the problem.

Extensive Definition

For the text indexing and retrieval software program see GLIMPSE
Glimpse: Live Recordings from Around the World is SONICFLOOd's sixth album. It was released on October 31, 2006.

Track listing

  1. "Your Love Goes On Forever"
  2. "Open The Eyes Of My Heart"
  3. "You Are"
  4. "I Want to Know You"
  5. "Resonate"
  6. "God Is Here"
  7. "Cry Holy"
  8. "Everlasting"
  9. "Lord Of The Dance"
  10. "Infinite Love"
  11. "Save Me"
  12. "In Thailand"

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

a little learning, amateurism, behold, blink, cast, cast a glance, catch sight of, clap eyes on, descry, dilettantism, dilettantship, discern, discover, distinguish, espy, flash, gander, glance, glance at, glimmering, glint, half an eye, half-learning, have in sight, imperfect knowledge, ken, lay eyes on, look on, look upon, make out, notice, observe, peek, peep, perceive, pick out, quick sight, rapid glance, recognize, sciolism, see, semi-learning, shallowness, sight, slant, slight knowledge, smattering, smattering of ignorance, smattering of knowledge, spot, spy, squiz, superficiality, surface-scratching, take in, twig, vague notion, view, wink, witness
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