blink blink  /b ˈlɪŋk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  2. (v) briefly shut the eyes
  3. (v) force to go away by blinking
  4. (v) gleam or glow intermittently

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Her silhouettes throw themselves against the wall and don't blink.
  2. Stroke Max with an open palm or call him by name, and he will purr, turn his head, move his ears and blink his eyes.
  3. In it you say actors should never blink.

News

  1. Kill switch would help cut smartphone theft

    You’ve probably seen the footage on TV news. A person waiting for a bus or walking down a street holding a smartphone is attacked, often by an organized crew. The phone is stolen in the blink of an eye – as well as any personal information stored on it.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Tacoma News Tribune

  2. Aces insider: SS Owings proves mettle in Triple-A with baseball-leading 104 hits

    Next time you're at Aces Ballpark, keep an eye on the video board when Chris Owings comes to bat. If you look closely, you can see the young shortstop blink multiple times during the short green-screen clip.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  3. Medical assessment in the blink of an eye

    ( Springer ) Have you ever thought that you knew something about the world in the blink of an eye? It turns out that radiologists can do this with mammograms, the x-ray images used for breast cancer screening. Cytologists, who screen micrographic images of cervical cells to detect cervical cancer, have a similar ability. A new study, published in Springer's journal Psychonomic Bulletin & Review ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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Quotes

  1. "I answered 'yes' because I have the confidence in that readiness and knowing that you can't blink, you have to be wired in a way of being so committed to the mission, the mission that we're on, reform of this country and victory in the war, you...
    on Sep 11, 2008 By: Sarah Palin Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "When it comes to school reform, Arne is the most hands-on of hands-on practitioners," Obama said at Dodge Renaissance Academy in Chicago. "When faced with tough decisions, Arne doesn't blink."
    on Dec 16, 2008 By: Barack Obama Source: Bradenton Herald

  3. "The most difficult part is just the realization that the organization no longer wants you," Pennington said. "You spend eight years there and, in the blink of an eye, you're no longer wanted there."
    on Aug 8, 2008 By: Chad Pennington Source: Washington Post

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