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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 than the blink of an eye, the story of love is hello, goodbye.
Jimi Hendrix

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

If you look at how long the Earth has been here, we're living in the blink of an eye. So, whatever it is you want to do, you go out and do it.
Jamie Foxx

I think the life we are living now is just a blink in the eye of eternity.
Keir Dullea

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
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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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