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flash



I - noun
1. a sudden intense burst of radiant energy (Freq. 7)
Hypernyms:
happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event
Hyponyms:
flicker, spark, glint, gleam, gleaming,
gleaming, glitter, sparkle, coruscation, heat flash,
lightning, streak
2. a momentary brightness (Freq. 6)
Hypernyms:
brightness
3. a short vivid experience (Freq. 1)
- a flash of emotion swept over him
- the flashings of pain were a warning
Syn:
flashing
Derivationally related forms:
flash (for: flashing)
Hypernyms:
experience
4. a sudden brilliant understanding (Freq. 1)
- he had a flash of intuition
Hypernyms:
insight, brainstorm, brainwave
5. 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
Syn:
blink of an eye, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second,
trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute
Hypernyms:
moment, mo, minute, second, bit
6. a burst of light used to communicate or illuminate
Syn:
flare
Hypernyms:
visual signal
Hyponyms:
star shell, Bengal light, Very light, Very-light
7. a gaudy outward display
Syn:
ostentation, fanfare
Derivationally related forms:
flashy, ostentatious (for: ostentation), ostentate (for: ostentation)
Hypernyms:
display
Hyponyms:
bravado, bluster, exhibitionism, ritz, splurge, pedantry
8. a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story
Syn:
news bulletin, newsflash, newsbreak
Hypernyms:
bulletin
9. a bright patch of color used for decoration or identification
- red flashes adorned the airplane
- a flash sewn on his sleeve indicated the unit he belonged to
Hypernyms:
patch
10. a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph
Syn:
photoflash, flash lamp, flashgun, flashbulb, flash bulb
Hypernyms:
lamp, photographic equipment
Part Holonyms:
flash camera

II - verb
1. gleam or glow intermittently (Freq. 9)
- The lights were flashing
Syn:
blink, wink, twinkle, winkle
Derivationally related forms:
twinkle (for: twinkle), twinkler (for: twinkle), blinker (for: blink), flasher
Hypernyms:
radiate
Hyponyms:
flicker, flick
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Lights flash on the horizon
- The horizon is flashing with lights
2. appear briefly (Freq. 6)
- The headlines flashed on the screen
Derivationally related forms:
flashing
Hypernyms:
appear
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
- Somebody ----s PP
3. display proudly;
act ostentatiously or pretentiously (Freq. 3)
- he showed off his new sports car
Syn:
flaunt, show off, ostentate, swank
Derivationally related forms:
ostentation (for: ostentate), show-off (for: show off), flaunt (for: flaunt)
Hypernyms:
expose, exhibit, display
Hyponyms:
flex, splurge
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
4. make known or cause to appear with great speed (Freq. 3)
- The latest intelligence is flashed to all command posts
Hypernyms:
convey
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Something ----s something
5. run or move very quickly or hastily (Freq. 2)
- She dashed into the yard
Syn:
dart, dash, scoot, scud, shoot
See Also:
flash back
Derivationally related forms:
scooter (for: scoot), dash (for: dash), dart (for: dart)
Hypernyms:
rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed,
speed, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along,
belt along, step on it
Hyponyms:
plunge
Verb Group:
tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck
Verb Frames:
- Something is ----ing PP
- Somebody ----s PP
6. expose or show briefly (Freq. 1)
- he flashed a $100 bill
Derivationally related forms:
flasher
Hypernyms:
show
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
7. protect by covering with a thin sheet of metal
- flash the roof
Hypernyms:
cover
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
8. emit a brief burst of light
- A shooting star flashed and was gone
Derivationally related forms:
flasher
Hypernyms:
appear
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s

III - adjective
tastelessly showy
- a flash car
- a flashy ring
- garish colors
- a gaudy costume
- loud sport shirts
- a meretricious yet stylish book
- tawdry ornaments
Syn:
brassy, cheap, flashy, garish, gaudy,
gaudy, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty,
tawdry, trashy
Similar to:
tasteless
Derivationally related forms:
trashiness (for: trashy), tawdriness (for: tawdry), tat (for: tatty), tackiness (for: tacky), meretriciousness (for: meretricious), loudness (for: loud), gaud (for: gaudy), gaudiness (for: gaudy), garishness (for: garish), flashiness (for: flashy), cheapness (for: cheap)

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