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Definition of Blink


  1. To wink; to twinkle with, or as with, the eye.
  2. To see with the eyes half shut, or indistinctly and with frequent winking, as a person with weak eyes.
  3. To shine, esp. with intermittent light; to twinkle; to flicker; to glimmer, as a lamp.
  4. To turn slightly sour, as beer, mild, etc.
  5. To shut out of sight; to avoid, or purposely evade; to shirk; as, to blink the question.
  6. To trick; to deceive.
  7. A glimpse or glance.
  8. Gleam; glimmer; sparkle.
  9. The dazzling whiteness about the horizon caused by the reflection of light from fields of ice at sea; ice blink.
  10. Boughs cast where deer are to pass, to turn or check them.

Blink Quotations

The story of life is quicker then the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.
Jimi Hendrix

Every cliche about kids is true; they grow up so quickly, you blink and they're gone, and you have to spend the time with them now. But that's a joy.
Liam Neeson

Gay marriage acceptance is happening in the blink of an eye.
P. J. O'Rourke

I'm a big fan of the American Tapes label. But that's very hard to keep a grip on that because you blink your eyes and they've released three records, all of which are limited edition, all sold at one show. So you have to follow in drips and drops on eBay, which I do.
Henry Rollins

You can go from doing something quite silly to something dead serious in the blink of an eye, and if you're making those connections with your audience then they're going to go right along with it.
Bruce Springsteen
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Blink Translations

blink in Dutch is knipogen, knipperen, pinken
blink in French is clignotent, clignotez, clignotons
blink in German is blinken, blinken, blinzeln, zwinkern
blink in Portuguese is piscamento
blink in Swedish is blinka, blink, blinka, glimta

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