glance glance  /ɡ ˈlæns/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a quick look
  2. (v) throw a glance at; take a brief look at
  3. (v) hit at an angle

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When they get up nerve to go to town, no one gives them a second glance.
  2. The judges never gave him a second glance.
  3. At first glance, India's model city seems un-Indian.

News

  1. Santa Monica, Calif., at a Glance

    Santa Monica, Calif., at a glance        
    on June 16, 2013     Source: ABC News

  2. AP-FBA--Arena Football Glance,0123, FBA

    AP-FBA--Arena Football Glance,0123 Arena Football League At A Glance ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Toledo News Now

  3. A Glance at the History of Nicaragua Canal Plans

    A glance at the history of plans to build a canal across Nicaragua        
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ABC News

Quotes

  1. "I think that what's so endearing to me about the anti-vaccine people is they're perfectly willing to go from one hypothesis to the next without a backward glance," said Dr. Paul Offit, director of the Vaccine Education Centre at the Children's...
    on May 11, 2006 By: Paul Offit Source: 940 News

  2. "At first glance, the platypus appears as if it was the result of an evolutionary accident," says Francis S. Collins, MD, Ph.D., director of NHGRI. "But as weird as this animal looks, its genome sequence is priceless for understanding how...
    on May 7, 2008 By: Francis Collins Source: Science Daily (press release)

  3. "Already a first glance of the area shows that this is indeed a wonderful place," Ms Merkel responded.
    on Nov 9, 2007 By: Angela Merkel Source: BBC News

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