Translation of gleam in Spanish:


relucir, v.

Pronunciation /ɡlim//ɡliːm/

intransitive verb

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    (metal/shoes/blade) relucir
    (shoes/blade/metal) brillar
    (eyes/hair) brillar
    • She follows the story with a burst of laughter, her eyes gleaming with pleasure.
    • As the smoke glittered and gleamed, shining brilliantly, he had to shadow his eyes.
    • Their copies gleam shiny black and perfect, with uncracked spines, uncreased pages, and a redesigned cover.
    • Smooth polished oak flooring gleamed in the afternoon light flooding in from the open windows.
    • The floors and banisters had been varnished and polished till they gleamed, the frames of paintings had received a thorough cleaning.
    • It unnerved him when she looked at him with fear gleaming in her eyes.
    • Cleaned and polished until it gleamed in the harsh lights of the gym, it promised glory in an otherwise ugly world.
    • I made the mistake of looking up at her, only to see that the smile on her face had grown, the twinkle in her eyes gleaming more brightly then ever.
    • Silver metallic surfaces gleamed at him from every angle, a tangled heap of wires residing around five power ports in a row.
    • There was a gleam of triumph in Abigail's eyes now, and she pressed on.
    • The rich, dark, walnut surface gleamed like glass, the china and silver twinkling in the light cast from two huge candelabra.
    • An off-colored rock, gleaming near white in the gloom, was good for a slight scoot.
    • His yellow eyes gleamed with pride of his humble stature.
    • A future as a domestic goddess will surely be mine - but in the meantime, my surfaces are gleaming, thank you very much.
    • He made his way down the hallway, the lights gleaming even brighter, piercing through the void of space.
    • All I ever wanted in life was to make them proud, to see them smiling at me, pride gleaming in their eyes.
    • And so, after a full day of washing and dusting and cleaning and polishing until the house gleamed, it was my turn to be gossied up and smartened, ready for inspection.
    • The young man held up his hands to show he was unarmed, but they continued towards him, the daggers gleaming in the flickering light.
    • His eyes gleamed with mischief and Lily laughed despite her anger.
    • Their eyes were gleaming with relief and an overall feeling of gratitude.
    • I'd rather sweat and curse over ten pages of something new than dry and polish one page until it's gleaming and ready to be put away.
    • The soft grass they stood on was covered in sweet dew, the water gleaming and reflecting the light upon their faces.
    • His eyes gleamed with an icy fury, adding to his grief.
    • The scales had been polished carefully and gleamed from the light of the torches on the walls.
    • A smile widened his mouth and his beautiful eyes gleamed with happiness. ‘I love you too, my darling.’
    • But this gem was like all of those gems combined somehow, and it gleamed in the morning light, catching the sun's rays and casting them back at the poet.
    • His eyes gleamed with mischief and he took her hand in his and kissed it like in those 16th century movies.
    • She caught his eye and he could almost swear that he saw a flash of mischief gleaming in hers.
    • A black, highly polished coach gleamed in the moonlight as its side door closed.
    • The leader gave a bit of ground, then held firm and grinned back; large, white fangs and rain-damped fur gleaming in the dim light.
    • As it walked closer to the fire they could see white hair gleaming in the light.
    • There was a large wooden desk, highly polished and gleaming like it had been soaked in oil, at the nether end of the room.
    • Her auburn hair, tinted gold, gleamed in the fluorescent light.
    • The stars gleaming and moon shining lit my way to the secluded hill as the noise of everyone behind me faded.
    • Yet something about her, perhaps the defined line of her chin, or the gleam of intelligence lurking in her dark eyes, told him that she knew.
    • She remained silent, her head held high and her eyes gleaming with anger.
    • She smiled and leaned towards her guest with more than polite curiosity gleaming in her blue eyes.
    • It's now as smooth and gleaming, and as ruddily glowing, as a freshly deforested Alpine slope at sunset.
    • His face has a slightly rakish quality to it, his eyes gleaming with charm, and cunning.
    • A gleam of something shot through his eyes, and I shrunk back in fear.
    • I've spent the entire day washing and polishing windows till they gleamed.
    • The footwear radiated the sense of money, all polished and gleaming.
    • Fear gleamed from his malachite eyes and choking his every breath.
    • The single gleam of wickedness in his eyes was enough to chill her blood.
    • A plump, rounded moon settled alongside the twinkling lights and gleamed observantly from its position in the sky.
    • He creates a play of black and blue colours to set the backdrop and on this he places three boats, with bright lights gleaming from them.
    • His armour was of the finest steel; smooth surfaced and gleaming in the rays of the morning sun.
    • A light flickered, then a red flare seemed to gleam brightly.
    • A twinkle of amusement and excitement gleamed in his olive colored eyes.
    • The sapphire seemed to gleam with an inner light of its own as it reflected the hot sunlight falling upon it.
    • Just there, in the hopeful gleam of your eye, and the gentle bow of your lip.
    • I looked at him, though still on the floor, his eyes were gleaming strangely with pride and amazement.
    • In front of them, several giant exhibition stands in black polished color gleamed in the flashing lights of green, white, yellow, and blue.
    • As he looked at me, he flashed a seemingly perfect smile, his straight white teeth gleamed in the light.
    • They moved to the front and sat attentively, hope gleaming in their eyes.
    • There everything looked shiny and new, gleaming with the polished metallic look of a classic car show.
    • Leo smirked at me while his emerald eyes gleamed with mischief.
    • He lives in a posh, modern mid-rise, its lobby ablaze in polished surfaces that gleam like gold teeth.
    • I woke up in a room filled with white and a bright light gleamed into my face.
    • And there, in the centre of the valley, gleaming so brightly it seems to possess an inner light of its own: The Crystal City.
    • They were Indians, though I could see the light from the few lanterns gleaming off their white chests.
    • They had brought down the old walnut writing desk from the loft and had polished it until it gleamed contentedly.
    • Krystal looked at him once, with disappointment gleaming wetly in her eyes.
    • The shade exactly matched her eyes as they gleamed with love and joy.
    • The huntress silently pulled out a small dagger from her waist; its blade gleamed in the flickering light.


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    (on metal, water)
    reflejo masculine
    brillo masculine
    she had an amused gleam in her eye miraba con una chispa de picardía
    • Reality enters his brain only in ‘feeble gleams of light.’
    • A dim line of light gleams from its surface across the building's ruined ceiling.
    • The next morning was refreshing; the light layer of fog and gleams of sunlight made it appealing for outdoor activities.
    • And then I saw it, the gleam of gold.
    • The airplane literally glistened in the sun - an unmistakable gleam reflected by the windshield challenged everyone to draw closer.
    • At first it shone bright and clear like Venus and Jupiter, then it glowed red like Mars, finally fading to a dull gleam, like the light of Saturn.
    • She got faster and faster and soon the dagger was just a silver gleam of light.
    • As I unsheathed it, the blade reflected the light of the fireplace, producing a gleam on the edge.
    • It had a nice oak finish to it, and if the sun hit it at the perfect moment it would reflect off an irreplaceable gleam.
    • Hard to miss, especially by night divers, whose lights catch the gleam from its huge opalescent eyes, is the ratfish, which cruises by on wing-like pectoral fins.
    • It was so far away that I could barely make out the gleam of reflected light.
    • See how his precise hands are reflected in the gleam and curve of the espresso machine, bringing it to life?
    • The sea looked divine, bathed in the gleam of moonlight.
    • I held it up above my head and saw the reflection of the moon on the shining metal, the gleam from the moon rays ricocheted off the silver and lit up my room.
    • The spotlight brightens his yellow bandanna and reflects a gleam off his black sunglasses.
    • The fire he had put upon that man had died, clouding his vision with a silver gleam.
    • The sky in the east gleams like burnished brass gilding the wavelets on Phoenix Bay.
    • For the first time, he also noticed the slight gleam of light which enveloped her.
    • Sighing, I drove off towards the park with only the faint gleam of the moonlight to guide me.
    • As she did so a gleam of gold shown from around her neck.