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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, such a connection may seem rather tenuous--after all, how much could my students at AUS have in common with a writer like Audre Lorde?
At first glance, a painting may appear an accurate representation of an object or a scene, but study of other related objects or scenes might have been used to create a better composition.
At first glance, fraternal twins Jackie and Mollie Singer of Las Vegas appear to be like any other six-grade girls.
At first glance, what figure do you see in the middle?
AT FIRST GLANCE this book seemed yet another in the spate of anti-environmentalist backlash books I've reviewed.
La estrella would seem at first glance to be a rather odd choice for its own international symposium, since its canonical status within Spanish Golden Age drama is scarcely secure, as several of the contributors mention and as the volume's editor notes in his preface (7); even its authorship is disputed, with most scholars attributing it to Lope de Vega, but some (including two authors in this volume) dissenting.
Indeed, in all fields the idea seems remarkably appealing at first glance, and that accounts for its enormous popularity.
Although at first glance this result may seem odd, it makes perfect sense when one considers the deferral implications of both the passive and capital loss limitations.
The impact may not be as strong as it seems at first glance, however.
Her newest work, exhibited under the title "My Watercolor Story," might at first glance seem somewhat more conventional.