how to pronounce blink

blɪŋk

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“… world has changed in the blink of an eye …”

meanings of blink

verb:

  1. To shut out of sight; to evade; to shirk.
  2. To close and reopen one's eyes to remove (something) from on or around the eyes.
  3. To wink; to twinkle with, or as with, the eye.
  4. To flash on and off at regular intervals.
  5. To flash headlights on a car at.
  6. (intransitive) To close and reopen both eyes quickly.
  7. To see with the eyes half shut, or indistinctly and with frequent winking, as a person with weak eyes.
  8. To send a signal with a lighting device.
  9. To trick; to deceive.
  10. To turn slightly sour, or blinky, as beer, milk, etc.
  11. To shine, especially with intermittent light; to twinkle; to flicker; to glimmer, as a lamp.
  12. To perform the smallest action that could solicit a response.
  13. To teleport, mostly for short distances.

noun:

  1. A glimpse or glance.
  2. A fan of the South Korean girl group Blackpink.
  3. The time needed to close and reopen one's eyes.
  4. An ability that allows teleporting, mostly for short distances.
  5. Boughs cast where deer are to pass, in order to turn or check them.
  6. A text formatting feature that causes text to disappear and reappear as a form of visual emphasis.
  7. Gleam; glimmer; sparkle.
  8. The act of very quickly closing both eyes and opening them again.
  9. The dazzling whiteness about the horizon caused by the reflection of light from fields of ice at sea; iceblink.
  10. Alternative letter-case form of Blink.

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