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sparkling (adj.)

early 13c., present-participle adjective from sparkle (v.). Of eyes and wines from early 15c.; of conversation from 1640s. Related: Sparklingly.

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Definitions of sparkling
1
sparkling (adj.)
shining with brilliant points of light like stars;
sparkling snow
sparkling eyes
sparkling (adj.)
used of wines and waters; charged naturally or artificially with carbon dioxide;
sparkling wines
sparkling water
Synonyms: effervescent
2
sparkling (n.)
a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash;
Synonyms: twinkle / scintillation
From wordnet.princeton.edu