second glance

Definition of second glance

  1. :  attention or notice paid to something He passed her by without (giving her) a second glance.

Word by Word Definitions

secondplay
  1. :  next to the first in place or time

    :  next to the first in value, excellence, or degree

    :  inferior, subordinate

  1. :  one that is next after the first in rank, position, authority, or precedence

    :  one that assists or supports another

    :  the assistant of a duelist or boxer

  1. :  the 60th part of a minute of angular measure

    :  the 60th part of a minute of time :  1/86,400 part of the mean solar day

    :  the base unit of time in the International System of Units that is equal to the duration of 9,192,631,770 periods of the radiation corresponding to the transition between the two hyperfine levels of the ground state of the cesium-133 atom

  1. :  to give support or encouragement to :  assist

    :  to support (a fighting person or group) in combat :  bring up reinforcements for

    :  to support or assist in contention or debate

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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