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flash1 US English

(Of a light or something that reflects light) shine in a bright but brief, sudden, or intermittent way

flash2 US English

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

Flash in flash1 US English

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

flash-fry US English

Fry (food) briefly and at a very high temperature

flash mob US 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

hot flash US English

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

flash back in flash1 US English

(Of a person’s thoughts or mind) briefly and suddenly recall a previous time or incident

flash over in flash1 US English

Make an electric circuit by sparking across a gap

flash back US English

(Of a person’s thoughts or mind) briefly and suddenly recall a previous time or incident

flash over US English

Make an electric circuit by sparking across a gap

flash burn US English

A burn caused by sudden intense heat, as from a nuclear explosion

flash card US English

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

flash drive US 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 US English

A sudden local flood, typically due to heavy rain

flash lamp US English

A portable flashing electric lamp such as a flashgun

flash suit US English

A set of heatproof protective clothing

flash tube US English

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

ring flash US English

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

news flash US English

A single item of important news that is broadcast separately and often interrupts other programs

bounce flash US English

A device for giving reflected photographic flashlight

in a flash in flash1 US English

Very quickly; immediately

in a flash US English

Very quickly; immediately

flash fiction US English

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

flash-freeze US English

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

flash memory US English

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

flash welding US 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 US English

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

flash photolysis US English

The use of an 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 US English

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

quick as a flash in flash1 US English

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

flash in the pan US English

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

quick as a flash US English

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

USB flash drive US English

An external flash drive, small enough to carry on a key ring, that can be used with any computer that has a USB port

flashbulb US English

A light bulb that flashes in order to illuminate a photographic subject, of a type that is used only once

flashover US English

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

flashpoint US English

A place, event, or time at which trouble, such as violence or anger, flares up

flash point in flashpoint US English

A place, event, or time at which trouble, such as violence or anger, flares up

flash US 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


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