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glitter

Canadian ice formed from freezing rain

glitter

[′glid·ər]
(materials)
A group of decorative materials consisting of flakes large enough so that each flake produces a plainly visible sparkle or reflection; incorporated into plastic during compounding.
(optics)
The spots of light reflected from a point source by the surface of the sea or wave facets, that is, specular reflection.
References in classic literature ?
And while she gayly sung, the little weavers spun their silken threads, the flies on glittering wings flew lovingly above her head, and over all the golden light shone softly down.
The rough floor was spread with deep green moss, and over wall and roof grew flowery vines, filling the air with their sweet breath; while above played the clear, soft light, casting rosy shadows on the glittering drops that lay among the fragrant leaves; and beneath the vines stood Violet, casting crumbs to the downy little moles who ran fearlessly about and listened as she sang to them.
Then take this glittering crown, hard and cold as your own heart will be, if you will shut out all that is bright and beautiful.
When other pilgrims reached the cliff, they found only an opaque stone, with particles of mica glittering on its surface.
She passed more glittering avenues and went into darker blocks than those where the crowd travelled.
Fingal arose on the heath and shook his glittering spear.
Then a certain pensiveness fell over her beauty which dimmed yet intensified it; sharp angles, glittering points, melted away into curves and enticing gleams.
Cold and grey and glittering they were as he bowed brusquely and turned away.
The seamed hills became black shadows towering high upon a clear sky; above them the glittering confusion of stars resembled a mad turmoil stilled by a gesture; sounds ceased, men slept, forms vanished--and the reality of the universe alone remained--a marvellous thing of darkness and glimmers.
22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Glittering Lights, the beloved holiday drive-through spectacular, will once again illuminate the Las Vegas Motor Speedway nightly from Friday, Nov.
ARTISTS are set to put in a glittering performance to help Christmas shoppers.
As a result, the cell shows a shining or glittering appearance and is referred to as a "glitter cell.