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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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