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 Meanings and Examples of FLASH
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flash
 n.  emit a brief burst of light; appear briefly; sudden intense burst of radiant energy
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  She turned on him with a sudden flash of indignation.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  He used to think that fifty years sounded like a long time to live together, but now it seemed to him that they might pass in a flash.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
3  He remembered afterward, with a grim flash of self-derision, what importance he had attached to the weighing of these probabilities.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VI
4  But in a flash he remembered the alternative.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
5  "I never said Ashley was a coward," said Melanie, her eyes beginning to flash.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  Under the words, Emmie broke her husband's hold and fled for the carriage, scrambling in with a flash of patent-leather boots with bright-red tops and red tassels.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  She thought of Rhett, a flash of white teeth against swarthy skin, sardonic black eyes caressing her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  Even in this flash of revelation, she realized vaguely that, foolish though they seemed, theirs was the right attitude.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
9  He swung around in a flash and his gray eyes met hers with an intensity that made her hands go to her throat.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLI
10  There was a flash of genuine feeling in his eyes as he turned to her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LXIII
11  Through the boughs of the long avenue beyond the gardens she caught the flash of wheels, and divined that more visitors were approaching.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 4
12  She leaned forward with a responsive flash.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 6
13  The words were projected sharply against Lily's silence, and she saw in a flash that her own act had given them their emphasis.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
14  As she did so, it struck her with a flash of irony that she was indebted to Gus Trenor for the means of buying them.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 9
15  But Lily had a flash of reassurance.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
Example Sentence: (30 in 3 pages)
1  In a flash of pure genius, she realized the answer to the problem.
2  Start crossing when the green WALK sign starts to flash.
3  This camera has a built-in flash.
4  My camera needs a new flash bulb.
5  The camera has a builtin flash.
6  He needed to prove that his success was not just a flash in the pan.
7  We now interrupt our normal transmission to bring you a special news flash.
8  Vocabulary building is a cumulative process: as you go through your flash cards, you will add new words to your vocabulary, one by one.
9  Dozens of people are believed to have been killed by a flash flood in a popular tourist area.
10  Suddenly there was a flash of light and Tom came tearing by him: "Run!" said he; "run, for your life!" He needn't have repeated it; once was enough; Huck was making thirty or forty miles an hour before the repetition was uttered.
11  You should cull the words you need to study from all the flash cards.
12  In most cases, according to one hypothesis, a dying star produces a black hole without a bang or a flash.
13  Halim flashed his official card, and managed to get hold of a soldier to guard the Land Rover.
14  The light flashed out from the little lighthouse.
15  A message flashed up on my computer screen.