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glare at someone or something

to scowl at someone or something. Don't glare at me! I glared at the cat and thought mean thoughts.
See also: glare

glare down on someone or something

 
1. [for someone] to scowl down at someone or something. The judge glared down on the accused. I glared down on the cat, which ignored me, as usual.
2. [for the sun] to burn down brightly on someone or something. The sun glared down on the beach and made the sand hot to the touch. The bright sun glared down on the desert rocks.
See also: down, glare, on

rivet one's gaze on someone or something

 and rivet one's glare on someone or something
Fig. to fasten one's gaze onto someone or something. (As if it were attached by rivets.) He riveted his gaze on the surly young man. Walter riveted his hateful glare on the last page of the contract and sneered.
See also: gaze, on, rivet

glare down

v.
1. To shine on or illuminate someone or something strongly from above: The sun glared down on the nomads crossing the desert.
2. To intimidate someone or cause someone to submit by staring: The lawyer glared me down until I was unable to speak.
3. To look directly at someone or something disapprovingly or disappointedly: I glared down on my dog, whom I'd caught chewing on the curtains. The dog glared down at the bone, which had sunk to the bottom of the swimming pool.
See also: down, glare
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And now the highly reflective exterior of the Walt Disney Music Center in downtown Los Angeles is causing heat and glare problems.
Continuum Complete 3 lets users create high-end visual effects with over 50 new powerful filters including Lens Flare, Glint, Glare, DeGrain, Match Grain, DeNoise, DeInterlace, Optical Flow, Motion Blur, Glow Matte, Wire Remover, Witness Protection and dozens more.
73 percent of patients reported seeing the same or less glare
Patients who reported experiencing glare, halo or ghost images were less than those who had reported these symptoms in the original study, due to stabilization and improvement of vision beyond the initial post-operative study.
Of those reporting glare, it generally occurred immediately
Nevertheless, glares and disgusted looks are probably indirect expressions of hostility, the researchers contend.
But Type As made considerably more hostile comments about others during the interviews, as well as displaying more disgusted looks and glares.
Instead, Type As more often glare and look disgusted, report psychologist Margaret A.
More than four-out of five patients who experienced the symptoms found each bothersome (84% and 89 % for halo and glare, respectively).
Some spectacle designs as well as aspheric contact lenses may help patients achieve optimal visual correction with no halos or glare," she claimed.
These coatings may be darkened when subjected to an electrical current to reduce the glare caused by the reflection of headlights at night and bright sunlight during the day.
Today, Donnelly offers two additional state-of-the-art technologies to control glare, improving driver comfort and safety.