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flashed, past tense; flashes, 3rd person singular present; flashing, present participle; flashed, past participle;
  1. (of a thing) Ostentatiously expensive, elaborate, or up to date
    • - a flash new car
  2. (of a person) Superficially attractive because stylish and full of brash charm
    • - he was carrying this money around and trying to be flash
  3. Of or relating to thieves, prostitutes, or the underworld, esp. their language

  4. Counterfeit

  1. (of a light or something that reflects light) Shine in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way
    • - the lights started flashing
    • - a police car with a flashing light
  2. Cause to shine briefly or suddenly
    • - the oncoming car flashed its lights
  3. Shine or show a light to send (a signal)
    • - red lights started to flash a warning
  4. Give (a swift or sudden look)
    • - Carrie flashed a glance in his direction
    • - she flashed him a withering look
  5. Express a sudden burst of emotion, esp. anger, with such a look
    • - she glared at him, her eyes flashing
  6. Display (an image, words, or information) suddenly on a television or computer screen or electronic sign, typically briefly or repeatedly
    • - suddenly the screen flashes a message
  7. (of an image or message) Be displayed in such a way
    • - the election results flashed on the screen
  8. Hold up or show (something, often proof of one's identity) quickly before replacing it
    • - she opened her purse and flashed her ID card
  9. Make a conspicuous display of (something) so as to impress or attract attention
    • - they all flash their money around
  10. (esp. of a man) Show one's genitals briefly in public

  11. Move or pass very quickly
    • - a look of terror flashed across Kirov's face
    • - the scenery flashed by
  12. (of a thought or memory) Suddenly come into or pass through the mind
    • - another stray thought flashed through her mind
  13. Send (news or information) swiftly by means of telegraphy or telecommunications
    • - the story was flashed around the world
  1. A sudden brief burst of bright light or a sudden glint from a reflective surface
    • - the grenade exploded with a yellow flash of light
    • - a lightning flash
  2. A bright patch of color, often one used for decoration or identification
    • - orange flashes adorn the aircraft
  3. A thing that occurs suddenly and within a brief period of time, in particular

  4. A sudden instance or manifestation of a quality, understanding, or humor
    • - she had a flash of inspiration
  5. A fleeting glimpse of something, esp. something vivid or eye-catching
    • - the blue flash of a kingfisher
  6. A news flash

  7. An application used to produce animation sequences that can be viewed by a browser

  8. A camera attachment that produces a brief very bright light, used for taking photographs in poor light
    • - an electronic flash
    • - if in any doubt, use flash
    • - flash photography
  9. Excess plastic or metal forced between facing surfaces as two halves of a mold close up, forming a thin projection on the finished object

  1. brassy: tastelessly showy; "a flash car"; "a flashy ring"; "garish colors"; "a gaudy costume"; "loud sport shirts"; "a meretricious yet stylish book"; "tawdry ornaments"
  2. a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  3. gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
  4. a momentary brightness
  5. appear briefly; "The headlines flashed on the screen"
  6. a short vivid experience; "a flash of emotion swept over him"; "the flashings of pain were a warning"
  7. FLASH, acronym of Free Electron LASer in Hamburg, a particle accelerator-based soft x-ray laser located at the DESY accelerator facilities in Hamburg, Germany. It can generate very powerful, ultrashort pulses (~10−14 s) of coherent radiation in the energy range 10 eV (electronvolt) to 200 eV. ...
  8. Flash is a film released in theaters which was originally shown on The Wonderful World of Disney.
  9. Flash is a Malayalam film released in December 2007 directed by Sibi Malayil starring Mohanlal. The film is a suspense thriller The Hindu Friday Review: On Location dealing with some harrowing experiences of the female central character.
  10. Flash was an English progressive rock group, formed by former Yes guitarist Peter Banks and vocalist Colin Carter in August 1971. Bassist Ray Bennett and drummer Mike Hough completed the line-up.
  11. Bartholomew "Bart" Allen is a superhero in the . Allen first appeared as the superhero Impulse. He would later go on to become the second Kid Flash and the fourth Flash. Allen's first cameo appearance was in The Flash (vol. 2) #91, while his first full appearance was in issue #92. ...
  12. As Chuck is a comedy series with strong ties to both geek and tech-culture, and also part of the "spy" genre, some emphasis is placed on technology within the show. ...
  13. A popular multimedia platform, most often used for adding animation and interactivity to webpages
  14. A sudden, short, temporary burst of light; A language, created by a repressed minority to maintain cultural identity, that cannot be understood by the ruling class; for example, Ebonics; A very short amount of time; Material left around the edge of a moulded part at the parting line of the ...
  15. (flashy) Showy; visually impressive, attention-getting, or appealing
  16. (Flashes (or Flushes)) Sudden sensation of intense warmth, ‘hot flash’. These are common in monopausal women, and can be related to hormonal changes taking place.
  17. (Flashes) Commonly reported as streaks of light, when the retina tears, sometimes leding to retina detachment.
  18. (Flashes) Much like little flags, these bits of fabric (commonly matching or color coordinating with the kilt) hang out from under the top of hose, on the outside of the calf and are held in place with a garter.
  19. (Flashes) Shows ability sporadically.
  20. (Flashes) The sensation of light lasting a few seconds from vitreous traction on the retina. This traction may lead to a retinal tear and patients with flashes should be examined as soon as possible. Flashes lasting minutes may be a sign of migraine or cerebral vascular circulation problems.
  21. (Flashes) When the vitreous (clear fluid, which is jelly-like and fills the middle portion of the eye) rubs or pulls on the retina, it creates an illusion of flashing lights
  22. (flashes) Stimulation of the retina and/or optic nerve that creates the illusion that we are seeing "stars" or streaks of light. Continuous flashes persisting for more than 20 minutes are potentially dangerous and require immediate medical attention.
  23. (flashes) garters that hold up a Scotsman's high socks to just below the knee; have ribbons which show at the side, just below the turnover at the top of each sock. (7)
  24. quick abnormal flashes of light seen by the eye.
  25. (Flashy) Often a very recently picked self-drinking tea that is exceptionally alive in the cup. This character is ephemeral and sometimes develops into a rounder, more mellow quality with age.