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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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"Mademoiselle Ginevra," he said, after glancing round the studio, "why have you placed yourself there?
Afterwards he sat leaning back in his chair, glancing every now and then at the clock, but otherwise manifesting no signs of impatience.
Had he been more careful to observe his companion, he would have seen that for the last quarter of an hour Aglaya had also been glancing around in apparent anxiety, as though she expected to see someone, or something particular, among the crowd of people.
About 79 percent of respondents admitted to glancing at an incoming call or text while driving, and 72 percent that've glanced at phone notifications while behind the wheel.
As well as Sceau Royal's win in the Shloer Chase, King was on the mark at Cheltenham with The Glancing Queen in a Listed bumper and spirits are understandably high at Barbury Castle, especially after William H Bonney kept the stable's good run going in the 2m handicap hurdle.
Don't touch the phone Just glancing down at your phone can be a lethal distraction.
Nevertheless, glancing away from the road just for 1 second may endanger driving safety in some conditions.