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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 ?
It had stuck to the wood in a bit of wet, and its glitter caught the man's eye.
He paused, smiling sardonically under the fierce glitter of his thick glasses.
American Glitters has introduced two new line of PET glitters for use in various industrial applications.
It is not just the Gary Glitters who should be international pariahs, but all those who profit from this awful trade: the local pimps and police who look the other way, the travel firms and the foreign governments who make public statements, while quietly raking in the cash.
The scrum has been made up not just of the Press, but of 35 police officers hired to greet Glitter on his arrival.
5 BUDGET: If you don't want to spend a fortune experimenting with glitters, check out the BarryMrange at Superdrug.
The film previously was known as "All That Glitters.
Just signed by ReganBooks (an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers) and brokered by Susan Crawford, Crawford Literary Agency, Marla Maples' All That Glitters Is Not Gold is scheduled for publication in the late spring of 2000.