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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.
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Det Sgt Glister, leading the search for Rosie's mother, said Rosie was in good health, and added: "She's settled down really well.
Joanne Hutchinson, mitigating, said Glister did not accept undressing herself but admitted having alcohol issues.
Pictured (from left), Anthony Easton, Richard Robinson and David Wharton were given the country''s top award the Ralph Glister Award for the most meritorious service of 1976 for an inshore lifeboat crew.
Strong economic growth in Britain in 1999 provided advertising companies with healthy bottom lines but it was the gold rush from new online firms that added glister to results.
Boffins do not believe the 'cheat' was an act of deception to hide the ' impurity of the gold, but more likely atechnique developed to improve and enhance its appearance, to make it glister more.
A trio of film scores also added cinematic glister to proceedings, delivering a vibrant, exhilarating sound through the big stage's speakers.
He also finds a man who promises him he will make all his worries disappear, as he has built a machine that is a portal to another world - the glister.
If it had done so, most of the glister would have been wiped off his "golden scenario" of growth with low inflation and falling unemployment.
Robert Glister had given the Waggon the lead, but Liam Grant then levelled from a corner.
All that seems to glister is gold, with SubSea Resources pocketing the wealth of a cargo once destined for a country fighting for democracy.
BILLERICAY: Steven (Wicks 79); Coxford, Schofield, Glister (Hudson 72), Collings; Harman, Smith; Pearmain (Hallett 35), Daly (capt), Bond (Brown 79), Clow, Holdgate, Green, (White 62), Bailey, Hayter.