flash


flash
I
n.

1) an electronic flash (for a camera)

2) a hot flash (AE; BE has hot flush)

3) a news flash

4) in a flash ('quickly')

II
v.

1) (usu. B; rarely A) ('to convey by light') they flashed a signal to the crew

2) (D; tr.) ('to shine') to flash at (the driver flashed his lights at us)

3) (d; intr.) ('to come suddenly') to flash into (a brilliant idea flashed into her mind)

4) (d; intr.) ('to pass') to flash through (a thought flashed through my mind)

5) (D; intr.) ('to glow') to flash with (her eyes flashed with anger)

* * *
[flæʃ]
(usu. B; rarely A) ('to convey by light') they flashed a signal to the crew
a news flash
in a flash ('quickly')
a hot flash (AE; BE has hot flush)
(d; intr.) ('to come suddenly') to flash into (a brilliant idea flashed into her mind)
(d; intr.) ('to pass') to flash through (a thought flashed through my mind)
an electronic flash (for a camera)
(D; intr.) ('to glow') to flash with (her eyes flashed with anger)
(D; tr.) ('to shine') to flash at (the driver flashed his lights at us)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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