GLIMPSE, noun 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, verb intransitive To appear by glimpses.