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glitter

Canadian ice formed from freezing rain
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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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References in classic literature ?
Afar off the lights of the avenues glittered as if from an impossible distance.
His gray locks slowly waved on the wind, and glittered to the beam of night.
"People are getting glittered up for parties, concerts, events and all sorts of functions too."