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glance

1
Cricket a stroke in which the ball is deflected off the bat to the leg side; glide

glance

2
Mineralogy any mineral having a metallic lustre, esp a simple sulphide
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South African Van Jaarsveld survived a testing over and reached his fifty from 79 balls, with eight boundaries, with a leg glance off Stuart Broad and then pulled Charlie Shreck for another four.
The first hurricane of the season is expected to strengthen over the warm waters of the Caribbean, hit Jamaica tomorrow, glance off Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula then steer into the Gulf of Mexico by Wednesday, threatening the United States and Mexico.
The Bruins' Lauren Wilmoth sent a cross into the Gators box, in the direction of Lauren Hyde, who had the ball glance off her arm and the referee ruled a hand ball, resulting in a penalty kick.
His cross looked harmless but it seemed to glance off Palace defender Darren Powell as it went past Cedric Berthelin.
He presents severely and hieratically subdued "stagings" in which the canvases are arranged according to a classical, almost Olympian rhythm and within which all perceptual ambiguities, which tend to throw the viewer's glance off balance, can be resolved.