The name mica is probably derived from the Latin micare, to shine, to glitter; the German word glimmer has the same meaning.
Toby had drawn him on black construction paper with silver glitter outlining the shape of a man.
In the glitter that environs thee, rather wouldst thou be taken for the successor of Constantine than for the successor of Peter."
His lips are firmly closed, his eyes glitter, and a wrinkle comes and goes on his pale forehead.
The day was bright and sunny after a sharp night frost, and the cheerful glitter of that autumn day was in keeping with the news of victory which was conveyed, not only by the tales of those who had taken part in it, but also by the joyful expression on the faces of soldiers, officers, generals, and adjutants, as they passed Rostov going or coming.
Toby was showing him the glitter drawing he'd done.
With what soft glitter the waters of the distant Danube shone.
But here was a fairy forest with black moving shadows, and a glitter of diamonds and a flight of marble steps and the silver roofs of fairy buildings and the shrill yells of some animals.
The female figure is largely made use of, and rich and harmonious colours are sought, the glitter of metal being invariably subdued by deadening its lustre, or by patinas and oxides.
On everything--far and near--lay the magic crystal glitter seen only at that time of autumn.
He was in black, unaffected by the cold or the light settling over him, outlining him like glitter on black construction paper.
The new Beaumont hotel was all a glitter in preparation of an affair of some high social order and there was a general excitement everywhere.
In the time of Bach such writing was beautifully suited to enliven the dry glitter of the harpsichord, and Bach's duets for clavier and violin seem to have been sometimes played as trios with a violoncello playing from the clavier bass.
The metallic glitter of avanturine or sun-stone (q.v.) is due to the enclosed scales of gothite and certain other minerals.
On entering the ballroom the regular hum of voices, footsteps, and greetings deafened Natasha, and the light and glitter dazzled her still more.
Like pieces of white glitter, frost winked back at the sun from the grass and the top of the old farmhouse.