BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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flash

How to sign: a sudden intense burst of radiant energy

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Categories: happening, occurrence, natural event

Within this category: flicker, gleam, glitter, heat flash, lightning, streak

flash

How to sign: gleam or glow intermittently
"The lights were flashing";

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Flash - QIA Dictionary of ICT
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Similiar / Same: twinkle, wink, winkle, blink

Categories: radiate

Within this category: flicker

flash

How to sign: display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
"he showed off his new sports car";

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Similiar / Same: flaunt, show off, ostentate, swank

Categories: expose, exhibit, display

Within this category: flex, splurge

flash

How to sign: a very short time (as the time it takes the eye blink or the heart to beat)
"if I had the chance I'd do it in a flash";

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Similiar / Same: blink of an eye, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute, heartbeat

Categories: moment, minute, second, bit

flash

How to sign: a short news announcement concerning some on-going news story

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Similiar / Same: news bulletin, newsflash, newsbreak

Categories: bulletin

flash

How to sign: a lamp for providing momentary light to take a photograph

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flash - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: photoflash, flash lamp, flashgun, flashbulb, flash bulb

Categories: lamp, photographic equipment

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