blinks blinks  /b ˈlɪŋks/

Definition(s):

  • (n) small Indian lettuce of northern regions

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  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

Quotes

  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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