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  • n  a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  • v  briefly shut the eyes
    The TV announcer never seems to blink
  • v  force to go away by blinking
    blink away tears
  • v  gleam or glow intermittently

  • Her silhouettes throw themselves against the wall and don't blink.
  • It took Pete Rose two decades and more, just a blink and a nod on the eternal baseball schedule, but he has come to both a paramount moment in his game and a place of moment in any .
  • 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.
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 18, 2013 - Tacoma News Tribune
  • 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 ...
    June 17, 2013 - EurekAlert!
  • 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.
    June 17, 2013 - Reno Gazette-Journal
Quotes

  • Barack Obama in Bradenton Herald
    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... Sarah Palin http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Palin&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNF00-hkC4BFshN_bDZRhICNqNomLA Vancouver Sun http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.canada.com/vancouversun/news/story.html%3Fid%3Ddff8cd7c-0832-4122-9048-e71d8c7dd82e&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHt9Y-fPCOt0o8pMQtyZfW572oKLQ Sep 11, 2008 10753 15032 blink 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."
  • Chad Pennington in Washington Post
    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."

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