how to pronounce glim


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glim is pronounced in one syllable

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meanings of glim


  1. Fake documents claiming the loss of property by fire (for use in begging).
  2. Brightness; splendour.
  3. A light; a candle; a lantern; a fire.
  4. Gonorrhea.
  5. A look; a glimpse.
  6. An eye.
  7. A pair of glasses or spectacles.


  1. To see; to observe.
  2. To brand on the hand.
  3. To illuminate.

glim frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word glim occurs in english on average 0.1 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics glim can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that glim can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

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