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Nothing was burning on the hillside, though from the common there still came a red glare and a rolling tumult of ruddy smoke beating up against the drench- ing hail.
The only obstruction was from a silk curtain, drawn across the window to keep out the glare.
The glare grew brighter, the roar of voices deeper; the crash of heavy bodies falling, shook the air; bright streams of sparks rose up into the sky; but louder than them all-- rising faster far, to Heaven--a million times more fierce and furious--pouring forth dreadful secrets after its long silence-- speaking the language of the dead--the Bell--the Bell!
The glare of the flames had sunk into a fitful, flashing light; and the gentle stars, invisible till now, looked down upon the blackening heap.
My gorge rose at the long, low billows-sleek as black satin - lifting and dipping in this ghastly glare.
About the third or fourth or fifth time that we swung out into the glare -- it was along there somewhere, a couple of hours or so after sun-up -- it wasn't as pleas- ant as it had been.
It is for the new building and the existing building to provide glare protection and blackout and assemble: - glare protection as textile blind approx.
An overabundance of light coming in leads to glare, hot spots and sharp shadow lines.
Position of the glare source in the field of view (position index)
THE visibility really is impressive - as promised, there's no noticeable glare and colours do appear very clear and crisp through these shades.
The study looked at three aspects of visual performance: glare disability, photostress recovery time and contrast enhancement.
Glare can produce night blindness in drivers and can be hazardous to people and animals.