blinks blinks  /b ˈlɪŋks/


  • (n) small Indian lettuce of northern regions


  1. It blinks across the world's computer screens.
  2. Yes, he sells fireworks, adorns postage stamps, blinks as a cursor on Sony PCs and appears in movies about the Dorabian Nights.
  3. They urge Clinton to pursue an ill-defined diplomatic solution, ratcheting up the pressure until Saddam blinks.


  1. When insidious ideas ‘pop in’

    Here’s a personal confession. From time to time, random ideas arrive unannounced. That proverbial light bulb blinks on as notions magically appear — seemingly without t ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: Bedford Times-Mail

  2. Jason Dufner launches his club into Merion creek at U.S. Open

    Jason Dufner is often praised -- or critiqued, depending on who you are -- for never expressing any emotion on the golf course because he barely blinks, smiles, frowns, or furrows a brow. The U.S. Open course flustered him on Friday afternoon, however, as the No. 20 player in the world slammed his club down in a creek on the Merion Course after his ball had just previously gone for a rinse in ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  3. 'Man Of Steel': Should It Be PG?

    by Brett White No one blinks an eye when Batman gets a PG-13, and fans would probably prefer "The Wolverine" be a hard R. But these are heroes that lurk in the shadows, who dole out justice and vengeance with a grimace. But Superman, as many comic book pros and fans have pointed out since [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: MTV


  1. "In this day and age, there are so many books, the public hardly blinks an eye on the question of loyalty," Fitzwater said.
    on Nov 23, 2007 By: Marlin Fitzwater Source: Forbes

  2. "This a program that blinks on and off," Peterson said. "It would only be used if needed."
    on Aug 17, 2007 By: Collin Peterson Source: Forbes

  3. "There is a saying that 'The Camera Never Blinks,'" Kohl said. "USDA inspectors must have the capability to know that violations are not occurring behind their backs."
    on Feb 28, 2008 By: Herb Kohl Source: Centre Daily Times

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