glance off

glance off
ˈglance off [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they glance off he/she/it glances off present participle glancing off past tense glanced off past participle glanced off] phrasal verb
to hit something lightly and then move away in a different direction

The bullet glanced off the tree and went through the window.

Thesaurus: to hit an objectsynonym
Main entry: glance

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ˌglance ˈoff (sth) derived
to hit sth at an angle and move off it in a different direction

The ball glanced off the post into the net.

Main entry:glancederived

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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