Glisten Glis"ten (gl[i^]s"'n), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Glistened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Glistening}.] [OE. glistnian, akin to glisnen, glisien, AS. glisian, glisnian, akin to E. glitter. See {Glitter}, v. i., and cf. {Glister}, v. i.] To sparkle or shine; especially, to shine with a mild, subdued, and fitful luster; to emit a soft, scintillating light; to gleam; as, the glistening stars.

Syn: See {Flash}. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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