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Noun: blinks  blingks
  1. Small Indian lettuce of northern regions
    - blinking chickweed, water chickweed, Montia lamprosperma
Noun: blink  blingk
  1. A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly
    - eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation
Verb: blink  blingk
  1. Briefly shut the eyes
    "The TV announcer never seems to blink";
    - wink, nictitate, nictate
  2. Force to go away by blinking
    "blink away tears";
    - wink, blink away
  3. Gleam or glow intermittently
    "The lights were blinking";
    - flash, wink, twinkle, winkle

Derived forms: blinkses

Type of: act involuntarily, act reflexively, conquer, curb, inborn reflex, Indian lettuce, inhibit, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, radiate, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, stamp down, subdue, suppress, unconditioned reflex

Encyclopedia: Blinks