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British English: /flaʃ/
American English: /flæʃ/

Translation of flash in Arabic:

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    [informal/غير رسمي] (to display)
    أَظْهَرَ (money, an ID card)
    they flashed their badges at the guard
    أَظْهَروا بِطاقاتِهِمْ \ شاراتِهِمْ للحارِسِ
  • 3
    أَلْقى (look)
    to flash a smile
    ابْتَسَمَ ابْتِسامةً خاطِفةً

intransitive verb/فعل غير متعد

  • 1
    (to shine) (torches, warning lights)
    to flash on and off
    وَمَضَ وَخَبا
  • 2
    (to appear suddenly) (thoughts)
    the thought flashed through my mind
    خَطَرَت الفِكْرةُ على بالي


  • 2 (instant) it was all over in a flash
    انْتَهى كُلُّ شَيْءٍ في وَمْضةِ عَيْنٍ
    a flash of inspiration/genius
    لَحْظة إلْهامٍ \ عَبْقَريّةٍ
  • 3 (Photography/فن التصوير)
  • 4 (Computing/الحوسبة)
    also: Flash
  • 6
    (stripe on uniform)
    شارة عَسْكَريّة
    (on a car)
    شَريط (plural: شَرائِطُ, plural: أَشْرِطة)



quick as a flash

to be a flash in the pan

مَرَّ كَلَمْحِ البَصَرِ

Phrasal verbs

flash by

flash past
(birds, runners, landscape)
مَرَّ كالبَرْقِ

flash up

(messages, results) (فَجْأةً) ظَهَرَ
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