Definition of Flashes

1. Noun. (plural of flash) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of flash) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flashes

1. flash [v] - See also: flash

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flashes

flashboard riser
flashboarding
flashboards
flashbulb
flashbulb memory
flashbulbs
flashcard
flashcards
flashcrowd
flashcrowds
flashcube
flashcubes
flashed
flashers
flashes (current term)
flashest
flashflood
flashfloods
flashforward
flashforwards
flashgun
flashguns
flashier
flashiest
flashily
flashiness
flashinesses
flashing
flashing collar

Literary usage of Flashes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1889)
"Captain MACLEAR said that on June 6th he saw several lightning flashes that were most persistent, some lasted two seconds, and one especially faded ..."

2. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society by Royal Meteorological Society (Great Britain) (1893)
"In John Pointer's Rational account of the Weather, 1783, there is a curious observation showing that he had observed several flashes of lightning following ..."

3. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"... DARK flashes. the tape to the solid rod. Increase of surface diminishes impedance ; and as impedance is probably at the bottom of side flashes and ..."

4. The Complete Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott by Walter Scott (1900)
"The lightning that flashes so bright and so free, Is scarcely so blithe or ... I am Queen of the Wake, and I 'm Lady of May, The wild-fire that flashes so ..."

5. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1858)
"FIXED LIGHT WITH flashes ON CAPE BUSTO— ATLANTIC, COAST OF SPAIN. ... The light is a fixed white light, varied by red flashes every 2 minutes, ..."

6. Shakespeare Jest-books: Reprints of the Early and Very Rare Jest-books by William Carew Hazlitt (1864)
"With Tales of Buls, Clenches, and flashes, as also here and there a touch of our Beare-Garden." Lond. 1638, 8°. Although there are several anecdotes ..."

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