flash

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  • Their eyes flashed with a strange fire as they looked at each other. Cited from A Hungarian Nabob, by Maurus Jokai
  • The thought flashed upon his mind one day, as he sat by her bed. Cited from Christie Redfern's Troubles, by Margaret Robertson
  • The history of years flashed through his mind as he did so. Cited from The Cock-House at Fellsgarth, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • And he just took one step too many and just disappeared in a flash.
  • The light was flashed first on one side and then on the other. Cited from The Rover Boys at Colby Hall, by Arthur M. Winfield
  • In a moment her thought has flashed over the whole chain of evidence. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 102, April, 1866, by Various
  • The major advantage to this process is that less metal is lost to flash.
  • It flashed a light such as we never before saw in stone. Cited from Aurelian, by William Ware
  • His voice, however, is heard often when flashing through other scenes and characters.
  • He flashed it like a search-light up and down the hall. Cited from The Little Colonel: Maid of Honor, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • Yet at last a thought flashed into her mind and gave her a weapon. Cited from Tristram of Blent, by Anthony Hope
  • Then the thought flashed across her mind that now there never would be anything for her to do. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Vol. 5 (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • Most have a built-in flash usually of low power, sufficient for nearby subjects.
  • Most have a built-in flash usually of low power, sufficient for nearby subjects.
  • The light was flashed up into the tree and around from branch to branch. Cited from The Rover Boys on a Hunt, by Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)
  • About ten minutes later, there was a flash and a sound similar to artillery fire.
  • Their eyes met as she came up, and recognition flashed suddenly into both faces. Cited from Short Cruises, by W. W. Jacobs
  • Less than two minutes later, a light flashed above the door. Cited from Islands of Space, by John W Campbell
  • The female also has a red eye-ring and sometimes small flashes of red around the eye.
  • Then the drive had come on again, and the ship had flashed on into space. Cited from Islands of Space, by John W Campbell
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Meaning of flash

  • noun A sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun A momentary brightness
  • noun A short vivid experience
    a flash of emotion swept over him, the flashings of pain were a warning
  • noun A sudden brilliant understanding
    he had a flash of intuition
  • noun A bright patch of color used for decoration or identification
    red flashes adorned the airplane, a flash sewn on his sleeve indicated the unit he belonged to
  • noun A lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
  • verb Gleam or glow intermittently
    The lights were flashing
  • verb Appear briefly
    The headlines flashed on the screen
  • verb Make known or cause to appear with great speed
    The latest intelligence is flashed to all command posts
  • verb Expose or show briefly
    he flashed a $100 bill
  • verb Protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal
    flash the roof
  • verb Emit a brief burst of light
    A shooting star flashed and was gone