Associations to the word «Blink»

Wiktionary

BLINK, verb. To close and reopen both eyes quickly.
BLINK, verb. To flash headlights on a car at.
BLINK, verb. To send a signal with a lighting device.
BLINK, verb. To flash on and off at regular intervals.
BLINK, verb. (hyperbole) To perform the smallest action that could solicit a response.
BLINK, verb. To shut out of sight; to evade; to shirk.
BLINK, verb. (Scotland) To trick; to deceive.
BLINK, verb. To wink; to twinkle with, or as with, the eye.
BLINK, verb. To see with the eyes half shut, or indistinctly and with frequent winking, as a person with weak eyes.
BLINK, verb. To shine, especially with intermittent light; to twinkle; to flicker; to glimmer, as a lamp.
BLINK, verb. To turn slightly sour, or blinky, as beer, milk, etc.
BLINK, verb. (video games) To teleport, mostly for short distances
BLINK, noun. The act of very quickly closing both eyes and opening them again.
BLINK, noun. (figuratively) The time needed to close and reopen one's eyes.
BLINK, noun. (computing) A text formatting feature that causes text to disappear and reappear as a form of visual emphasis.
BLINK, noun. A glimpse or glance.
BLINK, noun. (UK) (dialect) gleam; glimmer; sparkle
BLINK, noun. (nautical) The dazzling whiteness about the horizon caused by the reflection of light from fields of ice at sea; iceblink
BLINK, noun. (sports) (in the plural) Boughs cast where deer are to pass, in order to turn or check them.
BLINK, noun. (video games) An ability that allows teleporting, mostly for short distances
BLINK OF AN EYE, noun. (idiomatic) A very short period of time.

Dictionary definition

BLINK, noun. A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly.
BLINK, verb. Briefly shut the eyes; "The TV announcer never seems to blink".
BLINK, verb. Force to go away by blinking; "blink away tears".
BLINK, verb. Gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn