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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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But those surgeries can be risky, sometimes causing problems with night vision, glare, seeing halos or blurry vision.
For the elderly resident, disorientation is often caused or exacerbated by "environmental noise" - in this sense, defined as acoustical noise, visual noise, glare, optical illusions caused by colors or patterns, etc.
The popular Largent line features a modern geometric housing design and is the first post top luminaire to feature the exclusive MicroEmitter LED technology - allowing the light to be precisely aimed with minimal glare.
How you position the monitor of the computer is important when it comes to avoiding eyestrain and glare.
Based in Zeeland, Michigan, the Company develops, manufactures and markets interior and exterior automatic-dimming automotive rearview mirrors that utilize proprietary electrochromic technology to dim in proportion to the amount of headlight glare from trailing vehicle headlamps.
For a variety of reasons, there's more glare on the road today than ever before," said Garth Deur, executive vice president for Gentex, which supplies the worldwide automotive industry with automatic-dimming rearview mirrors.
DALLAS, April 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Clear(R) USA announces that it will be releasing Glare Buster(R) for first-time distribution in the United States.
A couple of companies are making coated glass filters that fit over monitors and - as the name filter might suggest - screen out much of the glare.
Wearing the proper corrective lenses at night can help improve your vision; and measures like anti-reflective lenses can make your prescription glasses even more effective by eliminating lens glare while driving.
According to the Vision Council of America (VCA), the sun has another detrimental effect on our vision -- sun glare.
Often, her contributions are lost in the glare of others' performances.
The GLARE laser coupled with new EyeSafe[TM] technology eliminates the NOHD safety zone concern by controlling the intensity of the laser to the point of shutting it off at close distances.
In theater, GLARE lasers have been proven to save lives of both civilians and soldiers by providing a rapid warning method across cultural and linguistic barriers.
Safe Moves, a Van Nuys nonprofit organization dedicated to children's safety, is out to warn youngsters and drivers that these days the sun's glare can be a traffic hazard.
I liked the whiteness of the light, the lack of glare and how well it illuminated (the roadway)," reported one of the hundreds of consumers to take part in third-party headlamp tests commissioned by Federal-Mogul.