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flash
/ flAF; flAF/ n 1 [C] (a) sudden bright burst of light or flame ; : a flash of lightning . (b) (fig ) sudden show of wit, understanding, etc ; : a flash of inspiration, intuition, etc . 2 [C] = news flash (news). 3 [C, U] device or system that produces a brief bright light for taking photographs indoors or in poor light : This camera has a built-in flash. . * I'll need flash for this shot; the light isn't good enough. , . 4 [C] coloured stripe or patch of cloth worn as an emblem on a military uniform, eg on the shoulder . 5 [C usu sing ] (infml ) brief showing of the sexual organs, esp by men; indecent exposure ; . 6 [attrib ] (infml derog , ) expensive-looking, showy and usu not in good taste ; : a flash sports car . 7 (idm ) a ,flash in the `pan sudden brilliant success that lasts only a short time and is not repeated : His first novel was a flash in the pan, and he hasn't written anything decent since. , . in a/like a `flash very quickly; at once; immediately ; ; : I'll be back in a flash. . quick as a flash => quick.
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:31
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flash
/ flAF; flAF/ v 1 (a) [I] give or send out a brief bright light : Lightning flashed during the storm. . * A lighthouse was flashing in the distance. . * (fig ) His eyes flashed angrily. . (b) [Tn, Tn.pr] cause (sth) to shine briefly or suddenly : flash a torch in sb's eyes/at sb []. 2 [Tn, Tn.pr] (a) communicate with a light : flash a signal (to sb) with one's car headlights . (b) send or reflect (sth) like a flash : Her eyes flashed anger and defiance (at everyone). ,. 3 [Tn] send (sth) by radio, television, etc : flash a message on the screen . 4 [Tn, Tn.p] show or display (sth) briefly : flash an identification card * (derog ) He's flashing his money around, ie to try to gain the admiration of others. . 5 [I] (infml ) (esp of a man) show one's sexual organs briefly and indecently . 6 (phr v) flash along, by, past, through, etc move very quickly in the specified direction : The train flashed by at high speed. . * (fig ) An idea flashed into her mind. . flash back (of one's thoughts) return to an earlier time , , : My mind flashed back to our previous meeting. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:31
news flash (also flash)
short item of important news broadcast on radio or television, sometimes interrupting another programme .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:31
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qp16 posted at 2014-11-26 20:26:03
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qp16 posted at 2014-11-26 20:26:03
news flash (also flash)
short item of important news broadcast on radio or television, sometimes interrupting another programme .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:31
flash
/ flAF; flAF/ v 1 (a) [I] give or send out a brief bright light : Lightning flashed during the storm. . * A lighthouse was flashing in the distance. . * (fig ) His eyes flashed angrily. . (b) [Tn, Tn.pr] cause (sth) to shine briefly or suddenly : flash a torch in sb's eyes/at sb []. 2 [Tn, Tn.pr] (a) communicate with a light : flash a signal (to sb) with one's car headlights . (b) send or reflect (sth) like a flash : Her eyes flashed anger and defiance (at everyone). ,. 3 [Tn] send (sth) by radio, television, etc : flash a message on the screen . 4 [Tn, Tn.p] show or display (sth) briefly : flash an identification card * (derog ) He's flashing his money around, ie to try to gain the admiration of others. . 5 [I] (infml ) (esp of a man) show one's sexual organs briefly and indecently . 6 (phr v) flash along, by, past, through, etc move very quickly in the specified direction : The train flashed by at high speed. . * (fig ) An idea flashed into her mind. . flash back (of one's thoughts) return to an earlier time , , : My mind flashed back to our previous meeting. .
OXFORD ENGLISH DICTIONARY posted at 2009-11-22 13:41:31

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