Part of speech:
To shine with a subdued flickering light:
To burn or shine unsteadily, as a candle in the wind
To be reflected as a gleam:
To give a faint, flickering light
To be reflected in small flashes:
To shine or sparkle with reflected light, as a wet or polished surface does
To be reflected as a sparkling or glistening light:
To shine brightly and steadily, especially without a flame:
To decorate (an initial letter or word) with designs, tracings, etc. of gold, silver, or bright colors
To give off sparks; flash; sparkle
To be reflected in small flashes of light:
To close and open (an eye or the eyes) rapidly.
To exhibit sparkling virtuosity:
(Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
To direct the eyes at or toward something briefly:
To cover or decorate with spangles or other bright objects
To refuse to recognize or face:
A sudden brilliant display, as of wit
Any flash or sparkle of light like this
A partial split or break; a fissure.
A particular moment
A unit of time equal to one sixtieth of an hour, or 60 seconds.
A brief period of time that is characterized by a quality, such as excellence, suitability, or distinction:
A unit of angular measurement, such as longitude or right ascension, equal to1 /60 of a minute of arc.
A very short period of time; an instant:
The action of a thing that twinkles
(Computing) A unit of time defined by the frequency of its basic timer; historically, and by convention, 0.01 seconds, but some operating systems use other values.
(Brit., Informal) Moment; instant
(Astronomy) Rapid variation in the light of a celestial body caused by turbulence in Earth's atmosphere; a twinkling.
(Informal) To pry or rout from cover, secrecy, etc.
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
To wave or flap rapidly in an irregular manner:
To hit with a bat.
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