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The Universal Dictionary

glisten

['glɪs(ə)n] брит. / амер.

  1. гл.

    искриться; сиять; блестеть, сверкать

  2. сущ.

    блеск, отблеск, сверкание

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glisten

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блестеть

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The girl's arms glisten in the sunlight like porcelain.
Руки девушки в утреннем свете переливаются, словно вылепленные из фарфора.
Murakami, Haruki / Kafka on the shoreМураками, Харуки / Кафка на пляже
Кафка на пляже
Мураками, Харуки
© Haruki Murakami, 2002
© Перевод. С. Логачев, И. Логачев, 2005
© ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2005
Kafka on the shore
Murakami, Haruki
© 2005 by Haruki Murakami
A fine thin sheen of sweat made his pale forehead glisten, strands of his lank hair sticking to pasty skin.
На лбу у него поблескивала испарина, жидкие пряди волос прилипли к черепу.
Saintcrow, Lilith / Saint City SinnersСэйнткроу, Лилит / Грешники Святого города
Грешники Святого города
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
Saint City Sinners
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2007 by Lilith Saintcrow
To right and left spread the long white line of thundering foam, as though the ocean were some great beast of prey which was gnashing its glistening teeth at them.
Чернота океана за белой пенистой полосой прибоя казалась ощеренной пастью какого-то чудовища.
Conan Doyle, Arthur / The Firm Of GirdlestoneКонан Дойль, Артур / Торговый Дом Гердлстон
Торговый Дом Гердлстон
Конан Дойль, Артур
© Издательство "Правда", 1966
The Firm Of Girdlestone
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 1889 by John W. Lowell
The sky was pure opal now, and the roofs of the houses glistened like silver against it.
Небо теперь было чистейшего опалового цвета, и на его фоне крыши блестели, как серебро.
Wilde, Oscar / The Picture of Dorian GrayУайльд, Оскар / Портрет Дориана Грея
Портрет Дориана Грея
Уайльд, Оскар
© Государственное издательство художественной литературы, 1960
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Wilde, Oscar
A tear glistened on her cheek.
Слезинка блеснула на ее щеке.
Достоевский, Фёдор / ИдиотDostoevsky, Fyodor / Idiot
Idiot
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Upon the wooded hills above the river, the dogwood blossoms lay glistening and white, as if snow still lingered among the greenery.
Осыпанные белым цветом кизиловые леса на холмах за рекой блистали на солнце, подобно вершинам снежных гор.
Mitchell, Margaret / Gone with the windМитчелл, Маргарет / Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Унесенные ветром. Том 1
Митчелл, Маргарет
© Перевод. Т. А. Озерская, 1982
Gone with the wind
Mitchell, Margaret
© 1936 By Macmillan Publishing Company, a division of Macmillan. Inc.
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell
© renewed 1964 by Stephens Mitchell and Trust Compnay of Georgia as Executors of Margaret Mitchell Marsh
"You're unjust to me, Vanya," he said at last, and a tear glistened on his eyelashes," I swear you are unjust but let us leave that!
- Ты несправедлив ко мне, Ваня, - проговорил он наконец, и слеза заблистала на его ресницах, - клянусь тебе, несправедлив, но оставим это!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The Insulted and InjuredДостоевский, Фёдор / Униженные и оскорблённые
Униженные и оскорблённые
Достоевский, Фёдор
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1955
The Insulted and Injured
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
As they sat in a back-room, at a table glistening with beer-glass rings, Clif shook his finger and babbled, "You're only one 'at gets me, Mart.
Когда они сидели в кабачке за столом, сверкавшим мокрыми следами от пивных кружек, Клиф поднимал палец и бормотал:
Lewis, Sinclair / ArrowsmithЛьюис, Синклер / Эрроусмит
Эрроусмит
Льюис, Синклер
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1956
Arrowsmith
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2002 by Literary Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, N.Y.
© 1925 by Harcourt, Inc.
© renewed 1953 by Michael Lewis
Its wet body glistened like mucus.
Отливавшее белизной тело покрывала густая слизь.
Murakami, Haruki / Kafka on the shoreМураками, Харуки / Кафка на пляже
Кафка на пляже
Мураками, Харуки
© Haruki Murakami, 2002
© Перевод. С. Логачев, И. Логачев, 2005
© ООО «Издательство «Эксмо», 2005
Kafka on the shore
Murakami, Haruki
© 2005 by Haruki Murakami
The grey wall of the church, that wall full of lizards and planted with wall-flowers, gleamed coldly in the moonlight, and the panes of one of the windows glistened like plates of steel.
Высокая серая стена церкви, кишевшая ящерицами, поросшая левкоем, нежилась в прохладе лунного света; блестело только одно из широких окон, и стекла его походили на стальные пластины.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
The bank on which the house and gardens stood was high, steep, and covered with trees; on the other, which was sloping, stretched broad green water-meadows with sheets of water glistening in them.
Один берег, на котором стояла усадьба, был высок, крут и весь покрыт деревьями; на другом, отлогом, зеленели широкие заливные луга и блестели заливы.
Чехов, А.П. / ИмениныChekhov, A. / The party
The party
Chekhov, A.
© 1999 by Random House, Inc.
Именины
Чехов, А.П.
© Издательство "Наука", 1974
The Creeper stirred, shifting slightly, edging right, trying to maneuver away from the glistening sheet of oil.
Ползука пошевелился, слегка изменив положение тела, и повернул вправо, пытаясь обойти стороной блестящие участки стены, залитые маслом.
Brooks, Terry / The Scions of ShannaraБрукс, Терри / Потомки Шаннары
Потомки Шаннары
Брукс, Терри
The Scions of Shannara
Brooks, Terry
© 1990 by Terry Brooks
” His kind eyes glistened.
— Его добрые глаза увлажнились.
Maugham, Somerset / The Moon and SixpenceМоэм, Сомерсет / Луна и грош
Луна и грош
Моэм, Сомерсет
© Издательство «Правда», 1982
The Moon and Sixpence
Maugham, Somerset
© 2007 BiblioBazaar
'You won't mind, will you?' she continued, her eyes glistening with delight.
– Так ты обещаешь, скажи? – продолжала она, и глаза ее заблестели от удовольствия.
Zola, Emile / Abbe Mouret's TransgressionЗоля, Эмиль / Проступок аббата Муре
Проступок аббата Муре
Золя, Эмиль
Abbe Mouret's Transgression
Zola, Emile
© BiblioBazaar, LLC
"The age passes," Allanon whispered and the black eyes glistened.
— Век проходит, — прошептал Алланон, и глаза его зажглись черным огнем.
Brooks, Terry / The Wishsong of ShannaraБрукс, Терри / Песнь Шаннары
Песнь Шаннары
Брукс, Терри
The Wishsong of Shannara
Brooks, Terry
© 1985 by Terrence D. Brooks

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glisten1/3
'glɪs(ə)nVerbискриться; сиять; блестеть; сверкатьExamples

to glisten with dew — блестеть от росы
his eyes glistened with joy — его глаза блестели от радости

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Collocations

begin to glisten / glitter / sparkle like silver
засеребриться
shine / glitter / glisten like silver
серебриться
shiny / glistening speckle
искра
glistening lustre
средний блеск
glistening skin
лоснящаяся кожа

Word forms

glisten

noun
SingularPlural
Common caseglistenglistens
Possessive caseglisten'sglistens'

glisten

verb
Basic forms
Pastglistened
Imperativeglisten
Present Participle (Participle I)glistening
Past Participle (Participle II)glistened
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I glistenwe glisten
you glistenyou glisten
he/she/it glistensthey glisten
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am glisteningwe are glistening
you are glisteningyou are glistening
he/she/it is glisteningthey are glistening
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have glistenedwe have glistened
you have glistenedyou have glistened
he/she/it has glistenedthey have glistened
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been glisteningwe have been glistening
you have been glisteningyou have been glistening
he/she/it has been glisteningthey have been glistening
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I glistenedwe glistened
you glistenedyou glistened
he/she/it glistenedthey glistened
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was glisteningwe were glistening
you were glisteningyou were glistening
he/she/it was glisteningthey were glistening
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had glistenedwe had glistened
you had glistenedyou had glistened
he/she/it had glistenedthey had glistened
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been glisteningwe had been glistening
you had been glisteningyou had been glistening
he/she/it had been glisteningthey had been glistening
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will glistenwe shall/will glisten
you will glistenyou will glisten
he/she/it will glistenthey will glisten
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be glisteningwe shall/will be glistening
you will be glisteningyou will be glistening
he/she/it will be glisteningthey will be glistening
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have glistenedwe shall/will have glistened
you will have glistenedyou will have glistened
he/she/it will have glistenedthey will have glistened
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been glisteningwe shall/will have been glistening
you will have been glisteningyou will have been glistening
he/she/it will have been glisteningthey will have been glistening
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would glistenwe should/would glisten
you would glistenyou would glisten
he/she/it would glistenthey would glisten
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be glisteningwe should/would be glistening
you would be glisteningyou would be glistening
he/she/it would be glisteningthey would be glistening
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have glistenedwe should/would have glistened
you would have glistenedyou would have glistened
he/she/it would have glistenedthey would have glistened
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been glisteningwe should/would have been glistening
you would have been glisteningyou would have been glistening
he/she/it would have been glisteningthey would have been glistening
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am glistenedwe are glistened
you are glistenedyou are glistened
he/she/it is glistenedthey are glistened
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being glistenedwe are being glistened
you are being glistenedyou are being glistened
he/she/it is being glistenedthey are being glistened
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been glistenedwe have been glistened
you have been glistenedyou have been glistened
he/she/it has been glistenedthey have been glistened
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was glistenedwe were glistened
you were glistenedyou were glistened
he/she/it was glistenedthey were glistened
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being glistenedwe were being glistened
you were being glistenedyou were being glistened
he/she/it was being glistenedthey were being glistened
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been glistenedwe had been glistened
you had been glistenedyou had been glistened
he/she/it had been glistenedthey had been glistened
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be glistenedwe shall/will be glistened
you will be glistenedyou will be glistened
he/she/it will be glistenedthey will be glistened
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been glistenedwe shall/will have been glistened
you will have been glistenedyou will have been glistened
he/she/it will have been glistenedthey will have been glistened