twinkling

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The time it takes to blink the eyes
Sparkling intermittently
A shining with fast intermittent light
Present participle of twinkle
{n} a motion of the eye, a spark of light
random light fluctuations observed when radiation from an apparently very small light source passes through a disturbed gaseous medium
{i} action of shining with a flickering light; amount of time it takes to wink; wink (Archaic)
shining intermittently with a sparkling light; "twinkling stars"
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"
in the twinkling of an eye in a twinkling very quickly
A shining with intermitted light; a scintillation; a sparkling; as, the twinkling of the stars
The time of a wink; a moment; an instant
(See Bed-Post )
The act of one who, or of that which, twinkles; a quick movement of the eye; a wink; a twinkle
twinkling of an eye
blink of an eye, very short period of time, small moment
twinkling of the stars
glittering of the stars, sparkling of the stars
twinkling(a)
shining intermittently with a sparkling light; "twinkling stars
in the twinkling of an eye
Immediately; instantaneously

All my dreams for him have been cut short in the twinkling of an eye. Why was my son murdered?.

twinkle
to shine with a flickering light; to glimmer

We could see the lights of the village twinkling in the distance.

twinkle
to bat, blink or wink the eyes

She smiled and gave a little nod and twinkled her eyes and said, .

twinkle
a sparkle or glimmer of light

Soon the rocket was out of sight, and the flame was only seen as a tiny twinkle of light.

twinkle
{v} toopen and shut the eye, to sparkle
in the twinkling of an eye
immediately, in a flash, instantly, in a jiffy
twinkle
{i} sparkle, flicker, faint uneven light; amount of time it takes to wink; wink (Archaic)
twinkle
a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?
twinkle
when rapidly repeated
twinkle
to be bright with delight
twinkle
A brief flash or gleam, esp
twinkle
To shine with an intermitted or a broken, quavering light; to flash at intervals; to sparkle; to scintillate
twinkle
gleam or glow intermittently; "The lights were flashing"
twinkle
a sparkle of delight in the eyes
twinkle
If you say that someone's eyes twinkle, you mean that their face expresses good humour or amusement. She saw her mother's eyes twinkle with amusement. Twinkle is also a noun. A kindly twinkle came into her eyes
twinkle
a flitting movement
twinkle
emit or reflect light in a flickering manner; "Does a constellation twinkle more brightly than a single star?"
twinkle
{f} sparkle, produce a flickering light; (usually of the eyes) to be bright with pleasure or joy; move quickly and lightly on one's feet; blink, wink (Archaic)
twinkle
To open and shut the eye rapidly; to blink; to wink
twinkle
to flit to and fro
twinkle
A closing or opening, or a quick motion, of the eye; a wink or sparkle of the eye
twinkle
a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash
twinkle
If a star or a light twinkles, it shines with an unsteady light which rapidly and constantly changes from bright to faint. At night, lights twinkle in distant villages across the valleys. a band of twinkling diamonds
twinkle
The time of a wink; a twinkling
twinkling

    Silbentrennung

    twin·kling

    Türkische aussprache

    twîngklîng

    Aussprache

    /ˈtwəɴɢkləɴɢ/ /ˈtwɪŋklɪŋ/

    Etymologie

    [ 'twi[ng]-k&l ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English twinclian; akin to Middle High German zwinken to blink.

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