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at first glance

Definition of at first glance

  1. :  when first seen or considered <It appears at first glance to be a simple matter of hiring more people.>



Word by Word Definitions

firstplay
  1. : :  preceding all others in time, order, or importance: as

    :  earliest

    :  being the lowest forward gear or speed of a motor vehicle

  1. :  before another in time, space, or importance

    :  for the first time

    :  in preference to something else :  sooner

  1. : :  something that is first: as

    :  the first occurrence or item of a kind

    :  the first forward gear or speed of a motor vehicle

glanceplay
  1. :  to strike a surface obliquely so as to go off at an angle

    :  to make sudden quick movements

    :  to flash or gleam with quick intermittent rays of light

  1. :  a quick intermittent flash or gleam

    :  a sudden quick movement

    :  a rapid oblique movement


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