flash flash  /f ˈlæʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  2. (n) a momentary brightness
  3. (n) a short vivid experience
  4. (n) a sudden brilliant understanding
  5. (n) a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat)
  6. (n) a gaudy outward display
  7. (n) a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
  8. (n) a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story
  9. (n) a bright patch of color used for decoration or identification
  10. (n) a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
  11. (v) gleam or glow intermittently
  12. (v) appear briefly
  13. (v) display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
  14. (v) make known or cause to appear with great speed
  15. (v) run or move very quickly or hastily
  16. (v) expose or show briefly
  17. (v) protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal
  18. (v) emit a brief burst of light
  19. (adj) tastelessly showy

News

  1. Flash flooding buries 4 cars in downtown Mount Dora

    MOUNT DORA — Heavy rains and flash flooding caused a section of Third Avenue in Mount Dora to wash away this afternoon, causing four cars to become partially submerged and lean into the exposed street.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  2. Flash flooding damage buries four cars in downtown Mount Dora

    MOUNT DORA — Heavy rains and flash flooding caused a section of Third Avenue in Mount Dora to wash away Tuesday afternoon, causing four cars to become partially submerged and lean into the exposed street.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Orlando Sentinel

  3. Flash flood watch for Millie Fire burn area

    A flash flood watch has been issued for parts of the area burned by the Millie Fire last year.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KTVM Butte

Quotes

  1. "Flash is a successful business for Adobe, and we can understand why they want to push it beyond PCs. But the mobile era is about low power devices, touch interfaces and open web standards - all areas where Flash falls short," Jobs wrote....
    on Jun 30, 2010 By: Steve Jobs Source: Huffington Post (blog)

  2. "Because storms have saturated much of our state this summer, many communities in this storm's projected path are at high risk of dangerous flash flooding," Perry said in a statement hours before the tropical storm watch was issued.
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Rick Perry Source: FOX News

  3. "People will say I'm doing this for money - and they're right, I am. But not to buy flash cars or big houses. It's for my sons' future if I'm not here," Goody said.
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Jade Goody Source: The Age

Word of the Day
cursory cursory
/ˈkɜr sə ri /