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Related / Similar Words: blink, eye blink, blinking, winking, nictitation, nictation, blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, New York minute, nictitate, nictate, blink away, twinkle, winkle

 

Definition:
  • a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly;
  • closing one eye quickly as a signal;
  • a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat); "if I had the chance I''d do it in a flash";
  • briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink";
  • signal by winking; "She winked at him";
  • force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears";
  • gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing";

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    Hyponyms: palpebration, palpebrate, bat, flutter, flicker, flick

     

    Derivational Morphology: blink, nictitate, nictate, blink away, flash, eye blink, blinking, winking, nictitation, nictation, winker, twinkle, scintillation, sparkling, twinkler, blinker, turn signal, turn indicator, trafficator, flasher

     

     
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