Definition of Nictitate

1. Verb. Briefly shut the eyes. "The TV announcer never seems to blink"

Exact synonyms: Blink, Nictate, Wink
Specialized synonyms: Palpebrate, Bat, Flutter
Generic synonyms: Act Involuntarily, Act Reflexively
Derivative terms: Blink, Blinking, Nictation, Nictitation, Wink, Winker, Winking



Definition of Nictitate

1. v. i. To wink; to nictate.

Definition of Nictitate

1. Verb. (transitive) to wink or blink ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nictitate

1. [v -TATED, -TATING, -TATES]

Medical Definition of Nictitate

1. To wink; to nictate. Nictitating membrance, a thin membrance, found in many animals at the inner angle, or beneath the lower lid, of the eye, and capable of being drawn across the eyeball; the third eyelid; the haw. See: Nictate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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