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GLIM'MER, verb intransitive

1. To shoot feeble or scattered rays of light; as the glimmering dawn; a glimmering lamp.

When rosy morning glimmer'd o'er the dales.

The west yet glimmers with some streaks of day.

2. To shine faintly; to give a feeble light.

Mild evening glimmered on the lawn.

GLIM'MER, noun A faint light; feeble scattered rays of light.

1. In mineralogy, mica, glist, muscovy-glass; a mineral resulting from crystallization, but rarely found in regular crystals. usually it appears in thin, flexible, elastic lamins, which exhibit a high polish and strong luster. It is an essential ingredient in granite, gneiss, and mica slate.