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  • n  a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    a glare of sunlight
  • n  an angry stare
  • n  a focus of public attention
    when Congress investigates it brings the full glare of publicity to the agency
  • v  look at with a fixed gaze
    The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her
  • v  be sharply reflected
    The moon glared back at itself from the lake's surface
  • v  shine intensely
    The sun glared down on us

  • Since the best systems combine audible instructions with visual details, too much glare at the wrong time might send you down the wrong road.
  • Other uses for Physicist Land's discovery: three-dimensional (stereoscopic) movies in color; sunglasses which filter out glare without discoloring the view; transparent models .
  • Everywhere, it seemed, was the wail of sirens, snarled traffic, milling crowds, police marksmen poised on rooftops, swarms of reporters interviewing one another in the glare of .
News & Articles

  • Kurt Vile: Lost in the Stars?
    In Philadelphia, city of murals and Brotherly Love, there is a piece of wall art hidden from public view, down a cobblestoned alley off of Bainbridge Street. Impressive in scope if not in size, it's an Escher-indebted soft-core scramble of lips and labia and lactating breasts meant, presumably, to inspire rock bands that pay to rehearse in its airbrushed glare...
    June 18, 2013 - Spin
  • 'Star-Spangled Banner' manuscript gets star treatment
    Dawn's early light and rockets' red glare seared a song into a man's heart in 1814 and moved his pen to create what became 'The Star-Spangled Banner.'
    June 18, 2013 - Navy Times
  • Sage builds a bright outlook for smart glass
    Dynamic glass that responds to glare and heat can make buildings smarter, and Sage is ready to produce millions of square feet of it.
    June 17, 2013 - GreenBiz
Quotes

  • Prince Harry in 940 News
    She will always be remembered for her amazing public work,Harry said. "But behind the media glare, to us, just two loving children, she was quite simply the best mother in the world."
  • Scott McClellan in Belfast Telegraph
    Tantalisingly the excerpts provide no detail about what they may have done: "I stood at the White house briefing room podium in front of the glare of the klieg lights for the better part of two weeks and publicly exonerated two of the senior most...
  • Cher in Washington Post
    Chaz is embarking on a difficult journey, but one that I will support,Cher, 63, said in a statement to People magazine and other celebrity media outlets. "I respect the courage it takes to go through with this transition in the glare of...

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