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Things created or imagined in the mind
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Plural for a sudden and brief burst of bright light
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“A loud crash was heard behind them, followed by a bright flash of lightning.”
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Plural for a sudden or brief manifestation or occurrence of something
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“In a sudden flash of insight, I realized what he did not want me to know.”
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Plural for a very short period of time
“In some ways, it felt like hours, yet it was over in a flash.”
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Plural for a (usually sudden or fast) display of something
“This tedious essay could certainly do with a flash of wit.”
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Plural for a report or announcement (of news)
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“We were made aware of the incident by an evening news flash.”
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Plural for display intended to excite admiration or applause
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“I suggest you lose the flash and concentrate on substance.”
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Plural for a colored patch of cloth on a uniform used as the distinguishing emblem of a regiment, formation, or country
“The cloth patch was replaced by a black flash and a solid gold metal Winged Dagger emblem on top of it.”
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Plural for a condition of favoring or liking
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Plural for a battery-powered hand-held lightsource
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Plural for a wonderful or astonishing person or thing
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Plural for something that arouses activity or energy in someone or something
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Plural for a long, narrow band or strip differing in colour or texture from the surface on either side of it
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Plural for a fuss, uproar or commotion
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Plural for an illuminating realization or discovery
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Plural for characterized by great personal charm
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Plural for a message transmitted by telegraph
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Plural for highest possible speed
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Plural for a short-lived glowing ball sometimes observed to float in the air and thought to consist of ionized gas associated with thunderstorms
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Plural for a small or trace amount
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Plural for the ability to understand something instinctively, without the need for conscious reasoning
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Plural for an instance of looking, usually brief
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Plural for something which serves as a sign or evidence of something
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Plural for a sudden sharp feeling or pain
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Plural for a slight trembling movement or sound, especially one caused by a sudden strong emotion
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Plural for a regular short, sharp sound, especially that made by a clock or watch
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Plural for the action or faculty of remembering something learned or experienced
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Plural for a published statement or the act of revealing something
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Plural for a warning of danger
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Plural for a phenomenon that is popular for a short period of time
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Plural for a mystical or divine sign or omen
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Plural for the organization, identification, and interpretation of sensory information
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To be visible, to be seen
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To shine in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way
“A shriek echoed around the hill as bright lights began to flash under the tree.”
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To move or pass very quickly
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“But Agu, who was watching him closely, had seen that scornful look flash across his face.”
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To display, or make known, openly or publicly
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“Electronic signs will flash instructions in large letters urging drivers to slow down.”
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To make a conspicuous display of (something) so as to impress or attract attention
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“He doesn't ever flash his wealth. You'd never know for a second that he was rich.”
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To briefly expose one's body or undergarments, or part of it, in public
“She decided to flash some leg to garner attention from the paparazzi.”
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To illuminate or shine with light
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To hover an RFID device such as a smartcard over a receiver, often with a graphical user interface, in order to make a payment or gain access to the vehicle
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Explode violently or flash like lightning
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To know intuitively or by immediate perception
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Call for electronically
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(occur to) To reveal to one's mind or thoughts
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To see or perceive briefly or partially
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To look over or scrutinize, especially a wide area
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To be an indication of
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To remember or bring back to mind
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To throw with a sudden effort or thrust
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(of light or an image) To bend back or mirror
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