Part of speech:
To be reflected in small flashes of light:
A flicker or wink of the eye
A faint manifestation or dim perception
A short flash of light.
To sparkle with light; to shine with a brilliant and broken light or showy luster; to gleam.
To fly by a quick light flapping of the wings.
To swing or sway to and fro; flutter
A device, such as a flashbulb, flashgun, or flash lamp, used to produce such illumination.
The burning gas or vapor of a fire, seen as a flickering light of various colors; blaze
To direct the light of
A disturbance, oscillation, or vibration, either of a medium and moving through that medium (such as water and sound waves), or of some quantity with different values at different points in space, moving through space (such as electromagnetic waves or a quantum mechanical wave described by the wave function).
To shine, especially with intermittent light; to twinkle; to flicker; to glimmer, as a lamp.
To move back and forth or up and down; rise and fall; undulate, as waves
To melt away through the side of the hollow formed by a burning wick. Used of a candle.
To be indecisive in purpose or opinion; vacillate
To fluctuate or oscillate
(Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
To move quickly from one condition or location to another
To cause to hover:
(Archaic, intransitive) To turn a blind eye.
A coruscating; sparkling
(Mineralogy) glance coal
To carry on; persist in:
To start to burn; be ignited or kindled:
To shake with a slight, rapid, tremulous movement.
To touch or hit with a light quick blow or fillip:
To give off (light or sound) by vibration
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