flash


flash

noun

Definition of FLASH

1
a sudden and usually temporary growth of activity <a flash of last-minute trips to the video store before the onset of the big snowstorm>
Near Antonyms calm, doldrums, slump
2
a sudden intense expression of strong feeling <a much-needed flash of humor during the otherwise boring lecture>
3
a very small space of time <the shower will be over in a flash>
Related Words microsecond; snatch, spurt
Near Antonyms aeon (or eon), age, eternity, forever; infinity, lifetime
4
something extraordinary or surprising <the new goalie for our hockey team was apparently quite a flash in his hometown>

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