Meaning of glancing

glanc•ing

Pronunciation: (glan'sing, glän'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. striking obliquely and bouncing off at an angle: a glancing blow.
  2. brief and indirect: glancing references to his dubious past.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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