glistening

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

glistening

  1. Present participle of glisten.

Noun[edit]

glistening (plural glistenings)

  1. The appearance of something that glistens.
    • 2008, Dan Simmons, Song of Kali
      My eyes had adjusted to the faint starlight and I could make out pale glistenings and white glow of bones which had worked their way free of clinging flesh.
  2. (optics) A fluid-filled microvacuole within a lens.