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flash1 British & World English

Shine in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way

flash2 British & World English

A water-filled hollow formed by subsidence, especially any of those due to rock salt extraction in or near Cheshire

Flash in flash1 British & World English

A platform for producing and displaying animation and video in web browsers

flash-fry British & World English

Fry (food) briefly and at a very high temperature

flash mob British & World English

A large public gathering at which people perform an unusual or seemingly random act and then disperse, typically organized by means of the Internet or social media

flash over in flash1 British & World English

Make an electric circuit by sparking across a gap

flash over British & World English

Make an electric circuit by sparking across a gap

flash burn British & World English

A burn caused by sudden intense heat, e.g. from a nuclear explosion

flash card British & World English

A card containing a small amount of information, held up for pupils to see, as an aid to learning

flash drive British & World English

A small electronic device containing flash memory that is used for storing data or transferring it to or from a computer, digital camera, etc.

flash flood British & World English

A sudden local flood, typically due to heavy rain

flash lamp British & World English

A portable flashing electric lamp such as a flashgun

flash suit British & World English

A set of heatproof protective clothing

flash tube British & World English

A gas-discharge tube used, especially in photography, to provide an electronic flash when a current is suddenly passed through it

ring flash British & World English

A circular electronic flash tube that fits round a camera lens to give shadowless lighting of a subject near the lens, especially for macrophotography

bounce flash British & World English

A device for giving reflected photographic flashlight

in a flash in flash1 British & World English

Very quickly; immediately

in a flash British & World English

Very quickly; immediately

flash fiction British & World English

Fiction that is extremely brief, typically only a few hundred words or fewer in its entirety

flash-freeze British & World English

Freeze (food or other material) very rapidly so as to prevent the formation of ice crystals

flash memory British & World English

A kind of memory that retains data in the absence of a power supply

flash welding British & World English

A welding process in which the ends of two metal parts are fused by heat generated from their resistance to an electric current and applied pressure

electronic flash British & World English

A flash from a gas-discharge tube, used in high-speed photography

flash photolysis British & World English

The use of a very intense flash of light to bring about decomposition or dissociation in a heated gas, usually as a means of generating and studying short-lived molecules

flash in the pan in flash1 British & World English

A thing or person whose sudden but brief success is not repeated or repeatable

quick as a flash in flash1 British & World English

(Especially of a person’s response or reaction) very quickly

flash in the pan British & World English

A thing or person whose sudden but brief success is not repeated or repeatable

quick as a flash British & World English

(Especially of a person’s response or reaction) very quickly

USB flash drive British & World English

A small external flash drive that can be used with any computer that has a USB port

hot flush British & World English

A sudden feeling of feverish heat, typically as a symptom of the menopause

hot flash in hot flush British & World English

A sudden feeling of feverish heat, typically as a symptom of the menopause

blinding British & World English

(Of light) very bright and likely to dazzle or cause temporary blindness

flashbulb British & World English

A bulb for a flashgun, of a type that is used only once

flashover British & World English

A high-voltage electric short circuit made through the air between exposed conductors

flashpoint British & World English

A place, event, or time at which violence or hostility flares up

flash English Thesaurus

a torch flashed

flash English-Spanish

destello m

flash Spanish-English

flash

flash mob English-Spanish

flashmovilización popular repentina de personas que no se conocen entre sí, organizada por Internet

flash card English-Spanish

tarjeta fde ayuda pedagógica

flash drive English-Spanish

memoria f flash

flash stick English-Spanish

tarjeta f de memoria

news flash English-Spanish

información, flash m informativo


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