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Verb: blink  blingk
  1. Briefly shut the eyes
    "The TV announcer never seems to blink";
    - wink, nictitate, nictate
  2. Keep back by blinking
    "blink away tears";
    - wink, blink away
  3. Gleam or glow intermittently
    "The lights were blinking";
    - flash, wink, twinkle, winkle
Noun: blink  blingk
  1. A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    - eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation

Derived forms: blinking, blinked, blinks

Type of: act involuntarily, act reflexively, hold back, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, keep, keep back, physiological reaction, radiate, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, restrain, unconditioned reflex

Encyclopedia: Blink, David