A very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat) (synset 115271921)
"if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash"
- Closing one eye quickly as a signal (synset 106891984)
A reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly (synset 100118779)
hypernym: inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, unconditioned reflex - an automatic instinctive unlearned reaction to a stimulushyponym: palpebration - repeated blinking or winking (especially if uncontrolled and persistent)
Signal by winking (synset 200008299)
"She winked at him"
Gleam or glow intermittently (synset 202164320)
"The lights were flashing"hypernym: radiate - cause to be seen by emitting light as if in rays
Briefly shut the eyes (synset 200007739)
"The TV announcer never seems to blink"
Keep back by blinking (synset 200008435)
"blink away tears"
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