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English

Etymology

Old English scymrian or Norse skimi.

Verb

Infinitive
to shimmer

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to shimmer (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (intransitive) To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.

Translations

Noun

Singular
shimmer

Plural
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shimmer ({{{1}}})
  1. A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.

Translations

References

  • "shimmer" at The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

shimmer” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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