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blinks

b lingks

  • n  small Indian lettuce of northern regions
  • n  a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  • v  briefly shut the eyes
  • v  force to go away by blinking
  • v  gleam or glow intermittently

  • It blinks across the world's computer screens.
  • A therapist recites the alphabet to him, and whenever she mentions the right letter to him, he blinks his eye once (two blinks indicate a negative).
  • Yes, he sells fireworks, adorns postage stamps, blinks as a cursor on Sony PCs and appears in movies about the Dorabian Nights.
News & Articles

  • 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 ...
    June 16, 2013 - Bedford Times-Mail
  • 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 ...
    June 14, 2013 - SB Nation
  • '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 [...]
    June 13, 2013 - MTV
Quotes

  • Marlin Fitzwater in Forbes
    In this day and age, there are so many books, the public hardly blinks an eye on the question of loyalty,Fitzwater said.
  • Collin Peterson in Forbes
    This a program that blinks on and off,Peterson said. "It would only be used if needed."
  • Herb Kohl in Centre Daily Times
    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."

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