sparkling

  • 1 Sparkling — Spar kling, a. Emitting sparks; glittering; flashing; brilliant; lively; as, sparkling wine; sparkling eyes. {Spar kling*ly}, adv. {Spar kling*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] Syn: Brilliant; shining. See {Shining}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Spärkling — Spärkling,   die Gattung Schuppenmiere …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 3 sparkling — spark|ling [ˈspa:klıŋ US ˈspa:r ] adj 1.) shining brightly with points of flashing light ▪ a sparkling blue lake 2.) very clean, and seeming to shine brightly ▪ a sparkling white beach ▪ a sparkling clean kitchen 3.) a sparkling drink has bubbles …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 sparkling — [[t]spɑ͟ː(r)klɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: usu ADJ n Sparkling drinks are slightly fizzy. → See also sparkle ...a glass of sparkling wine. ...a new lightly sparkling drink. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n If a company is described as having sparkling figures or sparkling… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 sparkling — spar|kling [ sparklıŋ ] adjective 1. ) shining with small points of reflected light: a region of sparkling lakes, rushing streams, and dense forests 2. ) very lively and interesting: sparkling wit/conversation a sparkling performance 3. )… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 6 sparkling — UK [ˈspɑː(r)k(ə)lɪŋ] / US [ˈspɑrklɪŋ] adjective 1) shining with small points of reflected light a region of sparkling lakes, rushing streams, and dense forests 2) very lively and interesting sparkling wit/conversation a sparkling performance 3)… …

    English dictionary

  • 7 sparkling — adjective 1 shining brightly with points of flashing light: a sparkling lake 2 a sparkling drink has bubbles (bubble1 (1)) of gas in it: a sparkling wine 3 full of life and intelligence: sparkling wit …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 sparkling — I noun a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash • Syn: ↑twinkle, ↑scintillation • Derivationally related forms: ↑sparkle, ↑scintillate (for: ↑scintillation) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 9 Sparkling — Sparkle Spar kle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sparkled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sparkling}.] [See {Sparkle}, n., Spark of fire.] 1. To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 sparkling — adjective 1) sparkling wine Syn: effervescent, fizzy, carbonated, aerated 2) a sparkling performance Syn: brilliant, dazzling, scintillating, exciting, exhilarating, stimulating, in …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 11 sparkling — adj. Sparkling is used with these nouns: ↑cider, ↑eye, ↑jewel, ↑performance, ↑personality, ↑water, ↑wine, ↑wit …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 sparkling — [ˈspɑːklɪŋ] adj 1) shining with small points of reflected light 2) very lively and interesting 3) sparkling drinks are full of BUBBLES …

    Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • 13 sparkling — adjective a) Of an object, reflecting light as if giving off tiny sparks. b) Of a beverage, especially an alcoholic beverage, containing dissolved carbon dioxide (either naturally or that has been added) that comes out of solution in the form of… …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 sparkling —    see hyperchromatopsia …

    Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • 15 sparkling — Synonyms and related words: Attic, beaming, beaten, beatific, beatified, biting, blebby, blessed, blinking, blinky, blissful, blistered, blistering, blistery, blithe, blithesome, blooming, bright, bright and sunny, brilliant, bubbling, bubbly,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 16 sparkling — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. glinting, scintilLating, gleaming; see bright 1 , 2 , shimmering . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective 1. Full of joyful, unrestrained high spirits: ebullient, effervescent, exuberant. See HAPPY. 2. Amusing or pleasing… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 17 sparkling — spar·kling || spÉ‘rklɪŋ / spɑːk adj. emitting sparks; reflecting light, glittering, brilliant; effervescent, carbonated (about a beverage); brilliant, lively spar·kle || spÉ‘rkl / spɑːkl n. glimmer, twinkle, glitter; spark; effervescence; …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 sparkling — adjective (of drink) effervescent; fizzy. → sparkle …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 19 sparkling — a. 1. Glittering, glistening, twinkling, flashing, brilliant. 2. Bubbling, foaming, effervescing, frothing, mantling. 3. Lively, glowing, brilliant, spirited, piquant, vigorous, forcible, strong, nervous, racy, impassioned …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 sparkling — /ˈspaklɪŋ/ (say spahkling) adjective 1. shining with little gleams of light. 2. (of drinks) naturally or artificially carbonated. –sparklingly, adverb …

    Australian English dictionary