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glance

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Cricket a stroke in which the ball is deflected off the bat to the leg side; glide

glance

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Mineralogy any mineral having a metallic lustre, esp a simple sulphide
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At first glance, one would think that with the world of needs out there, in addition to the extra needs generated by the devastation caused by the hurricanes, that Americans would be 'given out.
At first glance her sculpture looks somber and conjures the sacred, and the works shown here, in an exhibition titled "Chor" (Choir)--her first US solo appearance--explicitly address the psychic space and physical furniture of the church: Weisz's carved busts, and their limewood medium, recall the religious statuary of old Europe, and their arrangement along benches suggests both the ornamented pews of early houses of worship and the people who might once have sat there--women in cowls and butterfly headdresses, men in monklike habits or lavish fur bonnets.
At first glance, there isn't much about Byung-Hyun Kim that is terribly imposing.
At first glance, it may appear that this is an art book that focuses on the bas-reliefs found on the walls of the palaces of the Dahomey royal dynasties.
At first glance Misadventures' premise of a gay guy-straight woman friendship resembles that of hit sitcom Will & Grace.
Because the top games in China can generate as much as $100 million a year for several years, at first glance the market looks very attractive," says Madrigal.
One column of five yellow blobs has a cartoonish helicopter landing at its top (Untitled, 1995); elsewhere, pearly teeth loom out of the darkness (Untitled, 1991); and in a gloriously macabre example, what look at first glance like mangled tulips turn out to be animal heads atop flower stems (Untitled, 1998).
At first glance, the oddball lost souls sleepwalking through unnamed Los Angeles neighborhoods in Miranda July's quirky debut feature don't seem like us or anyone we know at all - unless one of your neighbors is the type who sets his hand ablaze to show his kids that ``amazing things'' can really happen.
At first glance, Argentine ants seem unlikely world conquerers.
It may seem odd at first glance to have a software vendor pushing to become a top provider of digital telephony service," Levy points out.
MONA (Natalie Press) and Tamsin (Emily Blunt) are, at first glance, unlikely friends.