A sudden intense burst of radiant energy.
A momentary brightness.
Dutch: flits, lichtflits, lichtschijnsel
A short vivid experience:
— A flash of emotion swept over him.
— The flashings of pain were a warning.
A sudden brilliant understanding.
A very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat):
— If I had the chance I'd do it in a flash.
Dutch: flits, handomdraai, moment, mum, pols
A burst of light used to communicate or illuminate.
A short news announcement concerning some on-going news story.
A bright patch of color used for decoration or identification.
A lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph.
Polish: flesz, lampa błyskowa
Gleam or glow intermittently:
— The lights were flashing.
Display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously.
Dutch: prijken, pronken, uitpakken
Make known or cause to appear with great speed.
Run or move very quickly or hastily.
Dutch: afschieten, flitsen, schieten
Expose or show briefly.
Protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal.
Emit a brief burst of light.
— A flash car.
— A flashy ring.
Polish: tromtadracki, szpanerski, efekciarski, kabotyński
Moby thesaurus: Teletype, advertise, air, antelope, arrow, automatic response, backfire, bang, be bright, beacon, beam, beat the drum, bedazzle, blare, blast, blaze, blaze of light, blazon forth, blind, blind impulse ... show more.
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