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A faint manifestation or dim perception
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  1. A faint manifestation or dim perception
  2. A faint light; a dim glow.
  3. A dim or intermittent flicker or flash of light.
Small pieces of light-reflecting decorative material.
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  1. Small pieces of light-reflecting decorative material.
  2. A bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy; as, the glitter of arms; the glitter of royal equipage.
  3. A sparkling or glistening light.
A brief, faint manifestation or trace, as of hope, understanding, etc.
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  1. A brief, faint manifestation or trace, as of hope, understanding, etc.
  2. A brief or dim indication; a trace:
  3. A brief beam or flash of light:
Brilliant animation; vivacity.
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  1. Brilliant animation; vivacity.
  2. A little spark; a scintillation.
  3. A spark or glowing particle
A glistening
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  1. A glistening
  2. A sparkling, lustrous shine.
  3. A glittering shine; a scintillation, sparkle or flash.
(Nuclear Physics) The flash of light made by ionizing radiation upon striking a crystal detector or a phosphor
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  1. (Nuclear Physics) The flash of light made by ionizing radiation upon striking a crystal detector or a phosphor
  2. (Astronomy) Rapid variation in the light of a celestial body caused by turbulence in Earth's atmosphere; a twinkling.
  3. (Physics) A flash of light produced in a phosphor by absorption of an ionizing particle or photon.
An oblique movement following impact; a deflection:
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  1. An oblique movement following impact; a deflection:
  2. A brief or cursory look:
  3. A quick flash of light; a gleam.
A stream of radio or radar signals sent continuously in one direction from a landing field, harbor, etc. as a guide for incoming aircraft or ships
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  1. A stream of radio or radar signals sent continuously in one direction from a landing field, harbor, etc. as a guide for incoming aircraft or ships
  2. A squared-off log or a large, oblong piece of timber, metal, or stone used especially as a horizontal support in construction.
  3. A concentrated stream of particles or a similar propagation of waves:
A coruscating; sparkling
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  1. A coruscating; sparkling
  2. A sudden brilliant display, as of wit
  3. A sudden display of brilliance; a flashing of light, a sparkle.
A brightness; vivid display; flash
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  1. A brightness; vivid display; flash
  2. A bright or steady light or glare:
  3. Any very bright, often hot, light or glare
Any of various large woodpeckers of the genus Colaptes of the Americas, having a long tail and large feet and often foraging on the ground, especially C. auratus, the northern flicker.
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  1. Any of various large woodpeckers of the genus Colaptes of the Americas, having a long tail and large feet and often foraging on the ground, especially C. auratus, the northern flicker.
  2. A look or feeling that comes and goes quickly
  3. A dart of flame or light, as in a flickering fire
(Astron.) A short-lived, spotlike outburst of increased brightness on the sun, seen esp. near sunspots and often accompanied by X-rays, gamma rays, etc.
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  1. (Astron.) A short-lived, spotlike outburst of increased brightness on the sun, seen esp. near sunspots and often accompanied by X-rays, gamma rays, etc.
  2. A bright, unsteady blaze of light lasting only a little while; outburst of flame
  3. (Photog.) A foggy spot on film, caused by a reflection of light from the lens
The burning gas or vapor of a fire, seen as a flickering light of various colors; blaze
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  1. The burning gas or vapor of a fire, seen as a flickering light of various colors; blaze
  2. A tongue of light rising from a fire
  3. The hot, glowing mixture of burning gases and tiny particles that arises from combustion. Flames get their light either from the fluorescence of molecules or ions that have become excited, or from the incandescence of solid particles involved in the combustion process, such as the carbon particles from a candle.
A too bright or dazzling display
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  1. A too bright or dazzling display
  2. A smooth, bright, glassy surface, as of ice
  3. A strong, steady, dazzling light or brilliant reflection, as from sunlight
The result of a bursting; break; rupture
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  1. The result of a bursting; break; rupture
  2. An abrupt, intense increase; a rush:
  3. The result of bursting, especially the explosion of a projectile or bomb on impact or in the air.
The change of momentum of a body or physical system over a time interval in classical mechanics, equal to the force applied times the length of the time interval over which it is applied.
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  1. The change of momentum of a body or physical system over a time interval in classical mechanics, equal to the force applied times the length of the time interval over which it is applied.
  2. A sudden inclination to act, usually without premeditation
  3. A sudden wish or urge that prompts an unpremeditated act or feeling; an abrupt inclination:
The ability to perceive something not actually visible, as through mental acuteness or keen foresight
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  1. The ability to perceive something not actually visible, as through mental acuteness or keen foresight
  2. The mystical experience of seeing something that is not in fact present to the eye or is supernatural.
  3. The act or power of seeing with the eye; sense of sight
A publisher's name, often with the date, address, and edition, printed at the bottom of a title page of a publication.
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  1. A publisher's name, often with the date, address, and edition, printed at the bottom of a title page of a publication.
  2. A publishing business with a unique name, usually owned by a larger publishing firm:
  3. A mark or pattern produced by imprinting; an impression.
(--- Zoology) A specialized pattern of behavior used to communicate visually, such as the presentation of colors or plumage by male birds as part of courtship or intimidation.
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  1. (--- Zoology) A specialized pattern of behavior used to communicate visually, such as the presentation of colors or plumage by male birds as part of courtship or intimidation.
  2. A demonstration or manifestation:
  3. (Biochemistry) An in vitro method by which genetically engineered proteins are placed on the surface of a biological entity (such as a bacteriophage, yeast, or ribosome) so that the properties of these proteins and those they bind to can be analyzed and manipulated for research purposes.
The act of dazzling
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  1. The act of dazzling
  2. The act of dazzling or the state of being dazzled.
  3. Something that dazzles
A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.
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  1. A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.
  2. A flickering or tremulous light; a glimmer.
Sunshine; fair weather
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  1. Sunshine; fair weather
  2. (Slang) A liking for a person; a fancy.
  3. Brightness from a source of light; radiance.
A steady, even light without flame or blaze
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  1. A steady, even light without flame or blaze
  2. Brilliance or warmth of color, especially redness:
  3. A light produced by a body heated to luminosity; incandescence.
A quick flash of amusement, etc. in the eye
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  1. A quick flash of amusement, etc. in the eye
  2. A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
  3. A quick, intermittent flash of light; sparkle
The action of a thing that twinkles
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  1. The action of a thing that twinkles
  2. The time it takes to blink once; an instant:
  3. A shining with fast intermittent light.
The light produced in this way.
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  1. The light produced in this way.
  2. Emission of light without appreciable heat, as from chemiluminescence of phosphorus or bioluminescence of living organisms.
  3. The emission of light by a substance as a result of having absorbed energy from a form of electromagnetic radiation, such as visible light or x-rays. Unlike fluorescence, phosphorescence continues for a short while after the source of radiation is removed. Glow-in-the-dark products are phosphorescent.
The throwing back by a surface of sound, light, heat, etc.
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  1. The throwing back by a surface of sound, light, heat, etc.
  2. Something, such as light, radiant heat, sound, or an image, that is reflected.
  3. The change in direction of a wave, such as a light or sound wave, away from a boundary the wave encounters. Reflected waves remain in their original medium rather than entering the medium they encounter. &diamf3; According to the law of reflection, the angle of reflection of a reflected wave is equal to its angle of incidence.
The characteristic of being bedazzled.
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  1. The characteristic of being bedazzled.
The emission or movement of such particles through space or a medium, such as air.
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  1. The emission or movement of such particles through space or a medium, such as air.
  2. A stream of particles or electromagnetic waves emitted by the atoms and molecules of a radioactive substance as a result of nuclear decay.
  3. The act or process of radiating:
Any of several orders (esp. Rajiformes) of cartilaginous fishes with a horizontally flat body, both eyes on the upper surface, widely expanded fins at each side, and a slender or whiplike tail, as the eagle rays, electric rays, and skates
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  1. Any of several orders (esp. Rajiformes) of cartilaginous fishes with a horizontally flat body, both eyes on the upper surface, widely expanded fins at each side, and a slender or whiplike tail, as the eagle rays, electric rays, and skates
  2. A narrow stream of radiant energy, especially visible light, traveling in a straight or nearly straight line.
  3. Any of the thin lines, or beams, of light that appear to come from a bright source
The quality, condition, or fact of shining by reflected light; gloss; sheen
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  1. The quality, condition, or fact of shining by reflected light; gloss; sheen
  2. A decorative object, such as a chandelier, that gives off light.
  3. The appearance of a mineral surface judged by its brilliance and ability to reflect light.
(Electricity) The luminous phenomenon resulting from a disruptive discharge through an insulating material.
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  1. (Electricity) The luminous phenomenon resulting from a disruptive discharge through an insulating material.
  2. A glowing bit of matter, esp. one thrown off by a fire
  3. A flash of light, especially a flash produced by electric discharge.
A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
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  1. A line, mark, smear, or band differentiated by color or texture from its surroundings.
  2. (Mineralogy) The color of the fine powder produced when a mineral is rubbed against a hard surface. Used as a distinguishing characteristic.
  3. (Mineralogy) A colored line of powder produced by rubbing a mineral over a hard, white surface (streak plate): it serves as a distinguishing character
(Physics) A beam of radiant energy in the form of a narrow cone or cylinder.
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  1. (Physics) A beam of radiant energy in the form of a narrow cone or cylinder.
  2. A slender, rod-shaped instrument of wood, metal, etc. with a center stick of graphite, crayon, etc. that is sharpened to a point for marking, writing, and drawing
  3. A narrow, generally cylindrical implement for writing, drawing, or marking, consisting of a thin rod of graphite, colored wax, or similar substance encased in wood or held in a mechanical holder.
A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
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  1. A flow of water in a channel or bed, as a brook, rivulet, or small river.
  2. A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
  3. A steady movement or flow of rays of energy
The art or act of decorating a text, page, or initial letter with ornamental designs, images, or lettering.
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  1. The art or act of decorating a text, page, or initial letter with ornamental designs, images, or lettering.
  2. (Physics) The luminous flux per unit area at any point on a surface exposed to incident light.
  3. A source of light.
(Physics) the emission of visible light by a hot body
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  1. (Physics) the emission of visible light by a hot body
  2. The light emitted by an incandescent object.
  3. The emission of visible light from a substance or object as a result of heating it to a high temperature. The color of the light emitted from solids and liquids is a function of their chemical structure and their temperature; the higher the temperature, the more intense and even the distribution of frequencies is (that is, higher temperatures create brighter and whiter light than lower temperatures).
A short report, especially one released through official channels to be broadcast or publicized
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  1. A short report, especially one released through official channels to be broadcast or publicized
  2. A brief report, especially an official statement on a matter of public interest issued for immediate publication or broadcast.
  3. A short news report
A message, esp. an official message
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  1. A message, esp. an official message
  2. The act of sending off, as to a specific destination.
  3. A written message, particularly an official communication, sent with speed.
A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
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  1. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
  2. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
  3. An explosive noise:
To be reflected in dim, intermittent flashes:
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  1. To be reflected in dim, intermittent flashes:
  2. To give a faint, flickering light
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a faint unsteady light.
(Intransitive) To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
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  1. (Intransitive) To manifest itself by, or as if by, emitting sparks; to glisten; to flash.
  2. To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter:
  3. (Intransitive) To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam.
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  1. To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam.
  2. To be reflected as a sparkling or glistening light:
  3. To shine with a sparkling light; be bright; glisten; sparkle
To be reflected with a sparkling luster:
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  1. To be reflected with a sparkling luster:
  2. To shine by reflection with a sparkling luster:
  3. (Intransitive) to reflect light with a glittering luster; to sparkle, coruscate, glint or flash
To give off sparks; flash; sparkle
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  1. To give off sparks; flash; sparkle
  2. To sparkle intellectually; be brilliant and witty
  3. To send forth light in flashes; sparkle.
To appear or be revealed briefly or suddenly
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  1. To appear or be revealed briefly or suddenly
  2. To emit a gleam; flash or glow:
  3. To shine or reflect with a gleam or gleams
To construct (a ceiling) so that the beams are exposed
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  1. To construct (a ceiling) so that the beams are exposed
  2. To give out (shafts of light); radiate in a beam or beams
  3. To radiate light; shine.
To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
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  1. To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
  2. To give forth flashes of light; sparkle and glitter:
To shine or be resplendent with:
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  1. To shine or be resplendent with:
  2. To burn with a bright flame.
  3. To give off a strong, vivid light; shine very brightly; glare
To color or flash suddenly:
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  1. To color or flash suddenly:
  2. To burn with a blaze of light; burst into flame
  3. To light up with color as if blazing; grow red or hot
To burst into intense, sudden flame.
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  1. To burst into intense, sudden flame.
  2. To expand or open outward in shape:
  3. To flame up with a bright, wavering light.
To shine intensely and blindingly:
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  1. To shine intensely and blindingly:
  2. To be too bright or showy
  3. To shine with a strong, steady, dazzling light
To confuse, surprise, or overpower as by a brilliant display or exceptional qualities
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  1. To confuse, surprise, or overpower as by a brilliant display or exceptional qualities
  2. To dim the vision of, especially to blind with intense light.
  3. To overpower or dim the vision of with very bright light or moving lights
To shine with a subdued flickering light:
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  1. To shine with a subdued flickering light:
  2. To be reflected as a subdued, flickering light:
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.
(US) To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light.
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  1. (US) To make bright; to cause to shine by reflected light.
  2. To create light with (a flashlight, lamp, torch, or similar).
  3. To emit or reflect light; be radiant or bright with light; gleam; glow
To give out a steady, even light without flame or blaze
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  1. To give out a steady, even light without flame or blaze
  2. To gleam; flash; light up
  3. To have a bright, warm, usually reddish color:
(Of a source of light) to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer
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  1. (Of a source of light) to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer
  2. (Chiefly of eyes) to be bright with delight
  3. To shine with quick, intermittent flashes of light, as some stars; sparkle
To cause (eyes, light, etc.) to wink or blink
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  1. To cause (eyes, light, etc.) to wink or blink
  2. To signal (a message) by flashing a light, etc.
  3. To look with eyes half-shut and winking, as in dazzling light
  1. To exhibit phosphorescence
  2. To produce, show, or undergo phosphorescence
  3. To persist in emitting light, unaccompanied by sensible heat or combustion, after exposure to and removal of a source of radiation.
To mirror, or show the image of something.
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  1. To mirror, or show the image of something.
  2. To give something back, as light or sound:
  3. To bend back (light, etc.) from a surface.
To please irresistibly; enchant.
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  1. To please irresistibly; enchant.
  2. To dazzle thoroughly; bewilder; confuse
  3. To confuse or disarm by dazzling.
To issue or emerge in rays or waves:
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  1. To issue or emerge in rays or waves:
  2. To come forth or spread out in rays
  3. To send out rays of heat, light, etc.; be radiant
To burn or shine unsteadily, as a candle in the wind
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  1. To burn or shine unsteadily, as a candle in the wind
  2. To appear briefly:
  3. To move with a quick, light, wavering motion
To read quickly or in cursory fashion:
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  1. To read quickly or in cursory fashion:
  2. To look suddenly and briefly; take a quick look
  3. To direct the eyes at or toward something briefly:
To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
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  1. To increase the speed or rate of; accelerate. Often used with up:
  2. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
  3. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
To move about rapidly and nimbly.
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  1. To move about rapidly and nimbly.
  2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
  3. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
(Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
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  1. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
  2. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
  3. To appear suddenly:
(Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
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  1. (Baseball) To hit a fly ball.
  2. To cause to fly or float in the air:
  3. To avoid; shun:
To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
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  1. To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
  2. To give forth flashes of light; sparkle and glitter:
To read quickly or in cursory fashion:
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  1. To read quickly or in cursory fashion:
  2. To look suddenly and briefly; take a quick look
  3. To direct the eyes at or toward something briefly:
To appear or be revealed briefly or suddenly
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  1. To appear or be revealed briefly or suddenly
  2. To shine or reflect with a gleam or gleams
  3. To emit a gleam; flash or glow:
To appear faintly or indistinctly:
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  1. To appear faintly or indistinctly:
  2. To give a faint, flickering light
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a faint unsteady light.
(Archaic) To move quickly, esp. glancingly
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  1. (Archaic) To move quickly, esp. glancingly
  2. To gleam or give out small flashes of light, usually by reflection:
  3. To shine or reflect with intermittent flashes of light; gleam, flash, or glitter
To be reflected with a sparkling luster:
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  1. To be reflected with a sparkling luster:
  2. (Intransitive) to reflect light with a glittering luster; to sparkle, coruscate, glint or flash
  3. To shine by reflection with a sparkling luster:
To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam.
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  1. To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam.
  2. To shine with a sparkling light; be bright; glisten; sparkle
  3. To sparkle brilliantly; glisten:
To give off sparks; flash; sparkle
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  1. To give off sparks; flash; sparkle
  2. To send forth light in flashes; sparkle.
  3. To sparkle intellectually; be brilliant and witty
To be reflected as a subdued, flickering light:
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  1. To be reflected as a subdued, flickering light:
  2. To shine with a subdued flickering light:
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a veiled, tremulous, or intermittent light; to gleam faintly; to glisten; to glimmer.
To cover or decorate with spangles or other bright objects
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  1. To cover or decorate with spangles or other bright objects
  2. (Intransitive) To sparkle, flash or coruscate.
  3. To glitter with or as with spangles
(Intransitive) To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine.
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  1. (Intransitive) To emit little bubbles, as certain kinds of liquors; to effervesce; as, sparkling wine.
  2. To give off or reflect flashes of light; glitter:
  3. (Intransitive) To emit sparks; to throw off ignited or incandescent particles; to shine as if throwing off sparks; to emit flashes of light; to scintillate; to twinkle; as, the blazing wood sparkles; the stars sparkle.
(Of a source of light) to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer
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  1. (Of a source of light) to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer
  2. To shine with quick, intermittent flashes of light, as some stars; sparkle
  3. (Chiefly of eyes) to be bright with delight
To be closed and opened in this way
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  1. To be closed and opened in this way
  2. To close and open (an eye or the eyes) rapidly.
  3. To shine intermittently; twinkle
To cause to blink:
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  1. To cause to blink:
  2. To refuse to recognize or face:
  3. To flash on and off; twinkle or glimmer
To move waveringly; flutter:
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  1. To move waveringly; flutter:
  2. To move with a quick, light, wavering motion
  3. To appear briefly:
To give a faint, flickering light
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  1. To give a faint, flickering light
  2. To be reflected in dim, intermittent flashes:
  3. (Intransitive) To shine with a faint unsteady light.
To shine with quick, intermittent flashes of light, as some stars; sparkle
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  1. To shine with quick, intermittent flashes of light, as some stars; sparkle
  2. To be bright or sparkling, as with merriment or delight:
  3. (Archaic) To wink or blink
To move, remove, etc. by winking
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  1. To move, remove, etc. by winking
  2. To close and open (an eye or the eyes) rapidly.
  3. To shine intermittently; twinkle
(Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
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  1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
  2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
  3. To start suddenly and run away:
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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  1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
  2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
  3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
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  1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
  2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
  3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
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  1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  2. To move suddenly and fast
  3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
To throw so as to break; smash
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  1. To throw so as to break; smash
  2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
  3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
To hasten.
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  1. To hasten.
  2. To hurry; speed
(Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
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  1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
  2. To move swiftly; flit; fly
  3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
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  1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  2. To run away from; flee from; avoid
  3. Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.
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  1. (Rare) hasten
  2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
To cause to move or act swiftly:
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  1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
  2. To move in a quick fashion.
  3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To cause to occur or be done more rapidly or too rapidly; accelerate the preparation or completion of; urge on
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  1. To cause to occur or be done more rapidly or too rapidly; accelerate the preparation or completion of; urge on
  2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
  3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
(Informal) To cause to be done, prepared, sent, etc. quickly or too quickly; hurry
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  1. (Informal) To cause to be done, prepared, sent, etc. quickly or too quickly; hurry
  2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
  3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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  1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
  2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
  3. To move at a vigorous gait:
To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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  1. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
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  1. To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
  2. To soar or rise rapidly:
  3. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To cause to function; operate:
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  1. To cause to function; operate:
  2. To sew with a continuous line of stitches:
  3. (Nautical) To sail or steer before the wind or on an indicated course:
(Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
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  1. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
  2. To cause to move rapidly:
  3. (Football) To run with (the ball) after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
  3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To ride on a scooter.
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  1. To ride on a scooter.
  2. To move or slide (something) quickly
  3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
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  1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
  2. To move swiftly; scurry.
  3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
(--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
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  1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
  2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
  3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
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  1. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
  2. The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
  3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
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  1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
  2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
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  1. To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
  2. To become torn:
  3. To move violently or with speed; dash
To cause to move at a trot.
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  1. To cause to move at a trot.
  2. To cause to go at a trot
  3. To move quickly; hurry; run
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
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  1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
  2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
  3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
  2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
  3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
To throw or spin rapidly:
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  1. To throw or spin rapidly:
  2. To move or do something quickly:
  3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
To carry or transport by flying:
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  1. To carry or transport by flying:
  2. One of a pair of specialized parts used for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
  3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
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  1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
  2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
  3. To cause to move with speed and force:
(Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
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  1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
  2. To move while making such a sound:
  3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
(Informal) In great haste
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  1. (Informal) In great haste
  2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
  3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
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  1. A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
  2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
  3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
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  1. To put or pack in a barrel or barrels
  2. (Informal) To go at high speed
  3. To move or progress rapidly:
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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  1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
  2. To move ahead at full speed.
To check or cut off the growth or development of:
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  1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
  2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
  3. To move quickly; dart.
To wave or flourish (something, often a weapon) in a menacing, defiant, or excited way.
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  1. To wave or flourish (something, often a weapon) in a menacing, defiant, or excited way.
To be or give evidence of; manifest or reveal:
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  1. To be or give evidence of; manifest or reveal:
  2. To show (images or information) on a screen.
  3. To exhibit ostentatiously; show off:
To amuse oneself in a light, frolicsome manner.
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  1. To amuse oneself in a light, frolicsome manner.
  2. To remove from a port; to carry away.
  3. To display ostentatiously
To present for others to see:
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  1. To present for others to see:
  2. To present or expose to view; show; display
  3. To show outwardly; display:
To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
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  1. To subject or allow to be subjected to an action, influence, or condition:
  2. To allow to be seen; disclose; reveal; exhibit; display
  3. To subject (a photographic film, for example) to the action of light.
  1. To parade, display with ostentation.
  2. To show oneself off or move in an ostentatious way:
  3. To show off proudly, defiantly, or impudently
To bring together (troops, etc.) for inspection or display
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  1. To bring together (troops, etc.) for inspection or display
  2. To behave so as to attract attention; show off.
  3. To walk about ostentatiously; show off
To demonstrate by reasoning or procedure:
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  1. To demonstrate by reasoning or procedure:
  2. (Slang) To make an appearance; show up:
  3. To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show
(Biol.) To vary markedly from the normal type; mutate
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  1. (Biol.) To vary markedly from the normal type; mutate
  2. To wear or have on one's body, especially prominently or ostentatiously:
  3. (Informal) To wear or display, esp. with unnecessary show
(Scots) A quick look or glimpse; a glance.
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  1. (Scots) A quick look or glimpse; a glance.
  2. A brief flash of light; twinkle or glimmer
  3. The act or an instance of rapidly closing and opening the eyes or an eye.
A coruscating; sparkling
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  1. A coruscating; sparkling
  2. A sudden brilliant display, as of wit
  3. A sudden display of brilliance; a flashing of light, a sparkle.
A dart of flame or light, as in a flickering fire
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  1. A dart of flame or light, as in a flickering fire
  2. An act or instance of flickering
  3. A look or feeling that comes and goes quickly
A quick flash of light; a gleam.
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  1. A quick flash of light; a gleam.
  2. An oblique movement following impact; a deflection:
  3. A brief or cursory look:
A brief, faint manifestation or trace, as of hope, understanding, etc.
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  1. A brief, faint manifestation or trace, as of hope, understanding, etc.
  2. A brief or dim indication; a trace:
  3. A brief beam or flash of light:
A faint manifestation or indication; a trace:
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  1. A faint manifestation or indication; a trace:
  2. A faint manifestation or dim perception
  3. A faint light; a dim glow.
A gleam, flash, or glitter
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  1. A gleam, flash, or glitter
  2. A momentary flash of light; a sparkle:
  3. A faint or fleeting indication; a trace:
Any flash or sparkle of light like this
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  1. Any flash or sparkle of light like this
  2. A glowing bit of matter, esp. one thrown off by a fire
  3. A flash of light, especially a flash produced by electric discharge.
A quick, intermittent flash of light; sparkle
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  1. A quick, intermittent flash of light; sparkle
  2. The very brief time it takes to wink; twinkling
  3. A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
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  1. A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
  2. The very brief time required for a wink; an instant.
  3. A gleam or twinkle.
A faint or fleeting indication; a trace:
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  1. A faint or fleeting indication; a trace:
  2. A momentary flash of light; a sparkle:
  3. A gleam, flash, or glitter
A glistening
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  1. A glistening
  2. A sparkling, lustrous shine.
  3. A glittering shine; a scintillation, sparkle or flash.
Alternative form of clyster.
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  1. Alternative form of clyster.
  2. A brilliant flash; a glint
  3. Glitter; brilliance.
Small pieces of light-reflecting decorative material.
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  1. Small pieces of light-reflecting decorative material.
  2. A sparkling or glistening light.
  3. A bright, sparkling light; brilliant and showy luster; brilliancy; as, the glitter of arms; the glitter of royal equipage.
(Astronomy) Rapid variation in the light of a celestial body caused by turbulence in Earth's atmosphere; a twinkling.
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  1. (Astronomy) Rapid variation in the light of a celestial body caused by turbulence in Earth's atmosphere; a twinkling.
  2. A spark; a flash.
  3. A flash of light; a spark
A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.
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  1. A faint or veiled and tremulous gleam or shining; a glimmer.
  2. A shimmering light; glimmer
  1. A little spark; a scintillation.
  2. A spark or glowing particle
  3. A sparkling, or glittering
A partial split or break; a fissure.
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  1. A partial split or break; a fissure.
  2. An attempt or try:
  3. A moment; an instant:
The current month:
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  1. The current month:
  2. A particular moment
  3. A point or very short space of time; moment
160 of an hour; sixty seconds
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  1. 160 of an hour; sixty seconds
  2. A unit of angular measurement equal to one sixtieth of a degree, or 60 seconds.
  3. A unit of time equal to1 /60 of an hour or 60 seconds. &diamf3; A sidereal minute is1 /60 of a sidereal hour, and a mean solar minute is1 /60 of a mean solar hour.
An occasion affording an opportunity:
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  1. An occasion affording an opportunity:
  2. (Statistics) The expected value of a positive integer power of a random variable. The first moment of a random variable is the mean of its probability distribution.
  3. A definite point in time or in a series of events
(Informal) A second serving of food.
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  1. (Informal) A second serving of food.
  2. A unit of time equal to1 /60 of a minute. &diamf3; A sidereal second is1 /60 of a sidereal minute, and a mean solar second is1 /60 of a mean solar minute.
  3. (Baseball, short for) second base
A very short time; an instant; a moment; - now used only in the phrase in a trice.
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  1. A very short time; an instant; a moment; - now used only in the phrase in a trice.
  2. A very short time; instant; moment
A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
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  1. A sparkle of delight in the eyes.
  2. A brief interval; a twinkling.
  3. The very brief time it takes to wink; twinkling
The act of blinking.
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  1. The act of blinking.
  2. The action of a thing that twinkles
  3. The very brief time it takes to wink; instant
A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
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  1. A signal or hint conveyed by winking.
  2. (Informal) A brief period of sleep.
  3. The very brief time required for a wink; an instant.
A jiffy.
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  1. A jiffy.
  2. (Informal) A jiffy; a moment; a short time.
(Electronics) The time between alternating current power cycles (1/60 or 1/50 of a second)
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  1. (Electronics) The time between alternating current power cycles (1/60 or 1/50 of a second)
A light, sharp, clicking sound made repeatedly by a machine, such as a clock.
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  1. A light, sharp, clicking sound made repeatedly by a machine, such as a clock.
  2. Any of numerous small, parasitic arachnids of the suborder Ixodida that feed on the blood of animals. Like their close relatives the mites and unlike spiders, ticks have no division between cephalothorax and abdomen. Ticks differ from mites by being generally larger and having a sensory pit at the end of their first pair of legs. Many ticks transmit febrile diseases, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme disease.
  3. (Brit., Informal) Moment; instant
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