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 blink blink

noun

  • a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly  ( blink, blinking, eye blink, nictation, nictitation, wink, winking )
    a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
  • verb

  • ( ) briefly shut the eyes  ( blink, nictate, nictitate, wink )
    briefly shut the eyes
     The TV announcer never seems to blink
    The TV announcer never seems to blink
  • ( ) keep back by blinking  ( blink, blink away, wink )
    keep back by blinking
     blink away tears
    blink away tears
  • gleam or glow intermittently  ( blink, flash, twinkle, wink, winkle )
    gleam or glow intermittently
     The lights were flashing
    The lights were flashing


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